The citation also includes a link, where available, so that educators and students can check out the primary sources of data and analyses that serve as the basis of news.
Each is designed to help teens and others take a little deeper dive into the concepts that underlie science news and research. Each article is associated with additional content that can aid the classroom. Articles also can be searched and sorted by readability level and subject, using the search bar at the top right of the page.
Invention and Innovation: Students today are growing up amidst a proliferation of new technologies. In addition, many additional resources accompany stories to boost their impact in classrooms and on overall science literacy see below.
Click here to download. In addition, stories are searchable by the appropriate middle-school or high-school codes. Word find: Each feature-length article also contains a word find puzzle, incorporating Power Words used within the article.
This will help you to find out: what its 'genre conventions' are - these are its 'ingredients' such as its layout, use of headings and so on how to structure your writing what kind of language should be used, especially the tone of voice and level of formality what types of sentences and paragraphs you should use — both in length and style what sort of language techniques you could use, for example rhetorical questions, sub-headings, lists of three and so on Task Your school magazine editor has just found out that the local skatepark has been given listed status.
It then gives them a number of important questions to answer and tasks to do, from picking out key words to considering what they think each article will be about or what the main photo might be.
Students find studying language in media interesting, but and the focus of the lesson is not to simply identify, but also to infer and deduce from the text to show how the target audience is addressed. Purpose - the purpose of the text is to inform and to explain to others all about the skatepark.