What’s in a Word includes word origins, meanings, spelling and other word play that is exciting and fun for classrooms.
Language Arts & Literacy
Promoting Adolescent Literacy Through Newspapers is a guide with 9 units that include several lessons. Each lesson includes instructional objectives, core standards, a list of materials, an anticipatory set, instructional procedures, and formative assessments. Adaptations for ELL & special needs students are provided, as well as summative assessment tools.
Reading First, NIE! is a research – based curriculum guide for teachers and NIE coordinators that also provides ideas for parents to use at home as well as information about national trends in reading instruction. The newspaper-based activities suggested are meant to supplement and enrich each of the five elements recommended by the National Reading Panel.