I love using current events with students as a high interest informational text. There are tons of video and print news stories that can be accessed from terrific websites and iPad apps. Here are a few of my favorites, add your picks in the comments section below!
- Scholastic News
- Smithsonian Tween Tribune
- The Wilson Center
- NBC Nightly News
- USA Today
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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at classtechtips.com for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.