Teaching Guides

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.

1. Character education

2. Children’s Literature and Newspapers, one

3. Children’s Literature and Newspapers, two

4. Constitution in Today’s Newspaper

5. Health and Newspapers

6. Lessons on Leadership

7. Newswriting

8. Poetry and the News

9. Profiles in the News

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/north-carolinians-of-note/

10. Reading Along with the Newspaper

11. Town Hall Newspaper Guide

 

Other

 

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.

Introduction

Newspapering — Lessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

Language Arts — Lessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

Social Studies — Lessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

MathLessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

HealthLessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

ScienceLessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

Arts Education — Lessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

Career Technical — Lessons and Supplementary Graphic Organizers

Appendix—Glossary, Labeled Front and Editorial Pages and other Supplementary information

 

More resources for newspapers and teaching guides and graphic organizers for three published serialized stories

(Molly’s Beaufort Town, Where is the Lost Colony? and Behind the High Board Fence)

Resources
Serialized stories, teaching guides and graphic organizers.
 

More on Character Education

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.

 

More resources on Reading and Writing

The American Press Institute posts resources on the instructional use of newspapers and news literacy.

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.