Teach Adults to Read Using Newspapers
Date posted: September 21, 2016
Looking for tips and strategies for using current events with your adult students? Teach Adults to Read with News Stories: Part 1 describes five teaching strategies you can use with easy to read news stories:
1. Stump the teacher
2. Write creative journal entries
3. Literal and inferential questions
4. Tell the teacher
5. Sound search
Teachers in BC have The Westcoast Reader as a source of easy to read current events of local interest. The Westcoast Reader website contains additional teaching activities, lesson plans, reader stories and articles.
A double issue of The Westcoast Reader for September and October will be published soon. To get your own copy in the mail, click here to subscribe. Free copies are also available in some community locations, including public libraries.