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Current Events in the Classroom

Use current events in your elementary classroom to teach social studies, reading, and writing skills. Students practice summarizing the article, citing their sources, and providing their opinion.

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Freak the Mighty novel newspaper project. Groups of 3-4. Each student writes an article on a main event in the novel, a letter to the editor from the perspective of one of the characters, a features piece and an advertisement relating to the time period and theme of the novel. Kids had a blast and end products were very well written!

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Tell-Tale Heart Newspaper Project

Tell-Tale Heart Activity - a fun and engaging way to have students respond to Edgar Allan Poe's famous short story. ($)

This video presents my research into the script and language of the Voynich manuscript in an informal way. Please go to my website - stephenbax.net for the f...

I LOVE this idea for a book swap or book club. Everyone pick a book and write 3-4 simple descriptors on a plain cover. Everyone picks a new book based on those descriptors alone.