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Keeping Events Current   For reading month my focus has really been on nonfiction texts. For some reason I think it's easy to feel like "I meet the need" in nonfiction text through our textbooks but that really isn't enough. So this month I thought I'd try something new - current events!  I wanted my students to not only see what was happening in the real-world around them and read more nonfiction text but I also wanted them to continue practicing summarizing. I created this current events…

Keeping Events Current

Keeping Events Current For reading month my focus has really been on nonfiction texts. For some reason I think it's easy to feel like "I meet the need" in nonfiction text through our textbooks but that really isn't enough. So this month I thought I'd try something new - current events! I wanted my students to not only see what was happening in the real-world around them and read more nonfiction text but I also wanted them to continue practicing summarizing. I created this current events…

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.

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.

This is a great way to keep events current in your classroom and can  be used to promote some class discussions. I like the fact that they are labeled local, state, national, and world.

What's the Scoop? Current Events *FREEBIE*

This is a great way to keep events current in your classroom and can be used to promote some class discussions. I like the fact that they are labeled local, state, national, and world.

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Science for Seniors - Use Science to Engage Residents in Current Events

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Science for Seniors - Use Science to Engage Residents in Current Events

Looking for ways to work news into your classroom curriculum? Check out these great ideas for connecting current events to all subjects.

Looking for ways to work news into your classroom curriculum? Check out these great ideas for connecting current events to all subjects.

5 Websites for students to print out articles on Current Events! Excellent articles that students find relevant.   template for students to use to organize their ideas!

5 Websites for students to print out articles on Current Events! Excellent articles that students find relevant. template for students to use to organize their ideas!

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