Easy Access: Creating Annotated Versions of News Articles | Curriculum Resources | Scoop.it

Providing resources for explanation and context to help readers understand unfamiliar references in news articles, and considering how news media can make coverage more accessible to a wide range of readers, including high school and college...

 

Overview | What do you do when you read a news article, but don’t understand it? How can news coverage be made more accessible for teenagers and other readers? In this lesson, students create annotated versions of Times articles using reliable and engaging materials, to facilitate greater interest and understanding. They also reflect on what the news media can do to engage more readers