Inquiry & Info Lit
Inquiry Process Overview
Close Reading/Note Taking
Source Citations/Avoiding Plagiarism
Copyright & Fair Use
Respect, Privacy, Balance
Databases by Type
Databases by Provider
Current News Sources
Historical Primary Sources
Nonfiction Print Books
Free Use Media
Digital Reading: E-books, FanFic, Podcasts and More
Book Reviews, Recommendations & Trailers
Collaborative Lesson Planning Form
Lesson Plan/Learning Experience Sources
Argument & Debate
Personal Choice Reading Strategies
Professional Learning Opportunities
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Sites for News, Current Events and Topical Issues
Especially for Students
Articles with differentiated reading levels-class sign on and questions included.
CBBC Newsround | Students
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Not only for kids, but most articles are clear and readable for Middle Grade students.
Check out the 10 Minute Daily Newscast!
Includes reading, writing & discussion prompts plus grammar features. Also media lit activities.
Provides questions for popular newspaper articles.
Topical Issue overviews in addition to multiple points of view.
Current Event Podcasts. Includes questions and lesson materials
Scholastic Magazines Online
Great Infographics and links to additional resources
Weekly News Quiz,
Word of the Day
On This Day in History
Skills and Strategies
Teaching Topics Index
Text to Text
Teach Any Day’s Times
WGOITP? (What’s going on in this picture?)
Databases for News, Current Events & Issues
Includes Associated Press Videos
Overviews about topical issues, in addition to contrasting viewpoints.
General News Portals
Top Stories by Category
Special Focus News Sites
Front pages from around the world
Headlines from around the world.