The American Press Institute provides FREE resources to schools!
Be sure to visit their site to download lots of newspaper-related activities: http://www.americanpressinstitute.org/Curriculum/NIE.aspx
NIE meets Common Core Standards!
The standards were created in collaboration between the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief School Officers, along with content experts, teachers, school administrators, and parents. It is expected that ultimately the standards will be adopted in virtually all fifty states.
The activities in this guide are designed to utilize the newspaper to teach these standards. Each activity begins with its standard