# Newspaper Lesson

Title: Newspaper Questions and Answers by Susanne Kimber

Overview:  Students will be able to read and comprehend a newspaper article.  Students will be able to type Who, What Where, When, Why and How questions in Google Docs. Their partner will be able to go into that document and answer those questions.  The students will be formatting their text by changing the color, size and font.

Content/Context:

The students will be reading from News for You newspaper.  They will learn about current events while reading out loud.

Length of lesson: 1 ½ hours

Digital Literacy Standards addressed: Formatting the size, color and type of font.  Also, I’ll probably teach some basic computer skills.

Review:

New:This skill isn’t new, but using Google Docs is.

College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and/or Transitions Integration Framework (TIF) Standards addressed: RI/RL 2.1

Lesson Objective(s):  The students will be able to comprehend the article that they read.  They will be able to write correct questions using Google Docs.  They will be able to write answers to their neighbor’s questions using Google Docs.  They will be able to format the size, color and font in their questions and answers. They will be able to share their document with their partner and the teacher.

Assessing Mastery of the Objective(s):  The students will demonstrate their comprehension by being able to answer the teacher’s questions about the article.  The students will be able to write and answer questions about the article and the teacher will make comments during this process.  The teacher will look at everyone’s documents to ensure the students did the formatting correctly.

Materials/links: News for You newspaper, paper, pencil, computers

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