Though open for use by all educators, the teaching guides posted below as pdfs are made available for use primarily with NC newspapers. The guides should not be copied and/or posted to other websites.
Find other profiles about notable North Carolinians, written by students in feature classes at UNC-Chapel HIll’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, on this site: http://ncpressfoundation.org/
Visual Literacy includes seven sections-introduction, photographs, comics, editorial cartoons, advertisements, other (maps, graphs and charts) and appendix.
INTRODUCTION, Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
PHOTOGRAPHY, Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
COMICS, Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
EDITORIAL CARTOONS, Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
ADVERTISEMENTS, Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
MAPS, GRAPHS and CHARTS (Other), Activities and Supplementary Graphic Organizers
APPENDIX, Glossary and Labeled Front and Editorial Pages
Comprehensive Guide to Using Newspapers is an eight-subject guide with an introduction and appendix.
Appendix—Glossary, Labeled Front and Editorial Pages and other Supplementary information
(Molly’s Beaufort Town, Where is the Lost Colony? and Behind the High Board Fence)
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction developed and printed Character Education Informational Handbook and Guide II in 2006 to support efforts at the local level to implement effective character education programs.
The state’s Character Education Guide asks students to examine current events and the choices that individuals make that shape character and affect civic life.
NC Newspapers in Education ‘s curriculum The Newspaper Link to Character Education supplements the state’s guide, offering lessons that explore character traits and choices that affect civic life and including assessment tools for students, teachers and parents.
New York Newspaper in Education in Education program posts teaching guides from a variety of sources.
www.myvocabulary.com offers free puzzles and interactive graphics to support learning vocabulary words at all levels and invites newspapers to link to the site.