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Themed Vocabulary Work – Newspapers

This collection of free resources can be used to help your student writers as they begin exploring newspaper vocabulary in the classroom.

This collection of free resources can be used to help your student writers as they begin exploring newspaper vocabulary in the classroom.This newspaper vocabulary collection is a perfect match for your newspaper study in the classroom.

This is the second set in our series of weekly thematic vocabulary word sets to coincide with science or social studies units of study.

Each set includes materials that can be used to help your students practice and review the words.

Newspaper Vocabulary Resources free from The Curriculum Corner

Set 2 focuses on newspapers and includes the following words:  

newspaper, headline, photo, caption, byline, article,  masthead, comics, editorial, advertisement, reporter, journalist, editor, feature

You can download the resources we have created by clicking on the bold titles below:

Large vocab cards  Use these to display words at the front of the classroom or on the door as students enter the classroom.  These are full page cards with one word.

Vocabulary & Definition Matching Cards  Use these to display the words and definitions in the classroom, or print and laminate for students to match during a center or as group work.

Definition Page  This page includes all vocabulary words along with their definitions.  Designed to be added to a vocabulary notebook if needed.

The following are resources that will stay the same each week:

Vocabulary Word Map  Designed to help students develop a deep understanding of each word.  Students are asked to record the definition, synonyms, a picture and to form their own sentence.

Vocabulary Assessment  Write each word in the box.  Students need to explain the meaning of each word.

Vocabulary Clouds  Designed to be used as a more open-ended assessment.  Write one word on each cloud.  Students should then be instructed to share all they know about the word around and in the cloud.

You might also be interested in our complete creating a newspaper collection:

Writing Newspapers Unit of Study

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