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Read All About It: Neighborhood News

 

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Read All About It: Neighborhood News

Grades 3 – 5
Activity Time An hour to explore and talk about newspapers, and then several more times together to create the paper.
Activity Author

Lisa Storm Fink

Lisa Storm Fink

Urbana, Illinois

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Why This Is Helpful

 

Activity Description

Children enjoy sharing their thoughts, ideas and opinions in talking with others. Encourage them to write these down and more to share in a neighborhood newspaper!

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Why This Is Helpful

This activity will help children use their writing and communication skills as they create a newspaper that they compose and share with others.

This activity was modified from the ReadWriteThink lesson plan "Our Classroom: Writing an Owner's Manual."

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