Comprehending the Newspaper has been written for use in classrooms as a blackline master that investigates the structure and purpose of newspapers. Significant amounts of text have been provided so that the activities can be used as part of the daily language program.
It would be ideal if students had access to a newspaper while completing the majority of the activities, so they could relate directly to the specific area of discussion or investigation.
- detailed information provided on the functions of a newspaper
- the blackline master activities can be used as part of the daily language program
- reading and comprehension activities form the foundation of investigation
- more creative activities follow so students can apply the information gained and exhibit their level of understanding