Friday, July 17, 2015

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

It's time to begin or renew your subscription to the New York Times Replica Edition.  Are you using this terrific resource? The New York Times Replica Edition is a replica of the daily newspaper and 30 days of back issues that can be read on a computer or iPad. You can also listen to articles, browse a picture gallery, or print articles in an 8.5" x 11" format for easy use with students.

In addition to all the benefits you can get from reading this newspaper, there are many other excellent educational tools at the New York Times website. There are teacher resources, including curriculum guides, lesson plans, daily activities, and more. There are also replica edition activities, including a neat graphic organizer for keeping track of the arguments on a debatable issue. You might also visit the New York Times Learning Network, a free site for teachers that hosts new lesson plans every day September-June plus archived plans and other interactive features like polls and quizzes for older students.

It's free for K-12 classroom teachers and gives access to an outstanding source of news and informational text. Click here to sign up for the New York Times Replica Edition so you are ready to use this rich resource in the fall!

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