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(Updated on 27/04/2013)


 

 


Vocabulary
- Resources - History and Archives -
Front pages and Headlines
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Adverts
- The British Press
- Cartoons - VIDEOS

ACTIVITIES :

The Press - Front pages - Headlines - Articles - How to detect bias - Listening

 


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NEWS FOR TEENS

Newspapers + Media + Press : vocabulary and activities

 

 

Cartoons :

  • Is that a silencer? (cagle.com)
    (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir la taille normale.)

 

VIDEOS :

 

 

  • NEWS VIDEO - One-minute World News
    "Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day."

    (BBC)

  • NEWS on msnbc.com - VIDEOS with SUBTITLES (msnbc.msn.com)
  • CNN (cnn.com)
  • News stories and lessons - (with audio and sometimes videos) - (cdlponline.org) :
    Computers in the Classroom
    Free Food for Kids
    Fun Reading Show
    Kids' Cafe
    Money Helps Teachers
    Police Arrest Parents
    School Deal
    School Nurse
    Students and Satellites
    Teen Drinking
    Threatened at School, etc...
    with exercises : vocabulary, select a word, multiple choice, sequencing, etc.


ACTIVITIES :

The Press - Front pages - Headlines - Articles - How to detect bias - Listening

see Activities (Media)

(Pages complémentaires : Journaux + Media + Presse : vocabulary and activities)

 

The Press :

  • Parts of a Newspaper - a lesson plan (tv411.org) - UPDATED
    "Is reading the newspaper a heavy job? A few simple reading strategies can lighten the load.

    In this lesson you will:
    • Find what you're looking for in a newspaper
    • Read headlines to predict what articles will be about and where you will find them in the paper
    • Match pictures with the right captions"

  • Media activities (teachit.co.uk)
  • Newspapers - Worksheets
    ex : News headlines :
    "Match the headline to the picture and the section."
    (teachit.co.uk)

 

  • News stories and lessons - (avec son et parfois videos) - (cdlponline.org) :
    Computers in the Classroom
    Free Food for Kids
    Fun Reading Show
    Kids' Cafe
    Money Helps Teachers
    Police Arrest Parents
    School Deal
    School Nurse
    Students and Satellites
    Teen Drinking
    Threatened at School
    avec exercices : vocabulary, select a word, multiple choice, sequencing, etc.

 

  • Les médias aux USA - multiple choice exercise (Ac. Caen)
  • Activité sur la presse proposée par Philip Benz (ardecol-v2.inforoutes-ardeche.fr)

 

  • How a newspaper works (howstuffworks.com)
    "a behind-the-scenes look at the increasingly complex business of running a newspaper,
    using The Herald-Sun of Durham, N.C. as a real-world example." (pour 3ème)


 

  • The Press Page works like an advert. (languagelearningresourcecenter.org)



 

Front pages :

  • Today's front pages - 447 front pages from 47 countries presented alphabetically. (newseum.org)

 

  • Magazines - Front covers (activities)
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Headlines :

  • Newspaper Headlines -
    "This two-page worksheet has mix and match activities, plus a chance for students to write headlines about famous historical events."


 

  • Headlines : Verbs - Matching exercise (isabelperez.com)

 

 

Articles :

  • Topical News Lessons (onestopenglish.com)
    "edited to three levels with worksheets for each level for you to use in class.
    Each worksheet contains vocabulary, speaking and grammar work as well as reading practice...
    All the articles are from The Guardian Weekly."
  • Commenting on a press article - (interactive) - (Yvan Baptiste)
    "Voici une série de 66 d'exercices qui vous permettront de mémoriser une série d'expressions à utiliser pour commenter un article de presse en anglais.
    Il s'agit de remettre dans l'ordre des éléments afin de reconstituer une phrase compréhensible."
  • La presse - activité (ardecol-v2.inforoutes-ardeche.fr)

 

How to detect bias :

  • News Journalism Across the Media (Grades 7-10) - (mediasmarts.ca)
    "This unit will encourage intermediate- level students to investigate, discuss, analyse and make valuable personal conclusions about the news package delivered by print and non-print media."

 

  • CyberSense and Nonsense (mediasmarts.ca) :
    The Second Adventure of the Three CyberPigs

    - a game "designed to help children between the ages of nine and twelve learn to distinguish between biased, prejudicial information and factual, objective information, and to detect bias and harmful stereotyping in online content.
    Players are introduced to an accepted online code of conduct ("netiquette"), and to the concept that information isn't necessarily true, just because it's on the Internet."

 

Listening :

  • 'Newseum'
    "A new museum dedicated to the history of reporting the news has opened in Washington. The 'Newseum' aims to tell the story of how journalism
    has changed over time through momentous events and the constantly changing means of communication."

    Listen to the story.
    (BBC)

 

  • News Center "is an animated newscast. (elllo.org)
    Each Newscast has six stories.
    For each story, students can try to answer questions about each news story."