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    Kids need the news presented to them in a manner that they can understand with the background that they may not have learned yet. Here are some sites that gives the kids the news that they need to know.
    News Sites for Kids
    1. Time for Kids Online
    This popular weekly news magazine is presented to many classrooms in the U.S. and their Web site has much more information. This site offers the top news headlines with easy to understand background material, plus information that kids want to know about like interviews with authors, homework help and games that test your knowledge.
    2. CNN
    CNN Student News
    CNN has a site devoted to kids news. You can even watch today's edition of Student News online if you miss it on TV. Each story is presented with clear information and also includes discussion topics for classrooms.
    3. KidsPostKidsPost
    From the Washington Post, a news site just for kids. This site goes in depth into what important events are happening in the U.S. and includes fun for kids too. You will find birthdays of the week, this week in history, plus fun articles for kids that answers their questions.
    4. NewNew York Times
    The New York Times Learning Network is a free service for students in grades 6-12, their teachers, and parents. The site features current news summaries, daily news quizzes, 'word of the day' and test prep sections, and a science Q&A section. Student connections is updated Monday through Friday throughout the year.
    5. PBSPBS Newshour for
    A "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer special for students." Each day features a top story as well as links to other important national and international features. Includes a special section for teachers and a searchable database of articles.
    6. HeadlineTime for Kids Online
    This popular weekly news magazine is presented to many classrooms in the U.S. and their Web site has much more information. This site offers the top news headlines with easy to understand background material, plus information that kids want to know about like interviews with authors, homework help and games that test your knowledge.
    Headline
    Spot for
    A collection of news sites for kids. Links are divided into sections, including Top News Stories, News by Kids, Sports, Science and Environment. Can search locally.
    7. KidsKids News Room
    This site is loaded with stories of of weekly news, around the world, science and technology news, this week in history, sports news, music and entertainment news, comics, and reports from the U.S. Government. For even more fun you can take a current events quiz.
    8. Scholastic News
    Scholastic has a kids news site that includes lesson plans, reproducibles, and teachers aids for teachers. The sections for kids includes news, special reports, vote now!, games and quizzes, movies, TV, music and sports. I really like the way the information is presented on this site because it takes the current event and expands on it to teach kids about the event - not just the latest headline.
    9. CBBC
    CBBC News
    On this site from the BBC, kids can read the news and even hear some of the stories. The entire site is devoted to kids and even includes a section on what to do if the news is upsetting. It includes sections on the UK, world, sprots, music, TV/Film, Animals, Sci/Tech, Weather, Pictures and a fun find out section where you can learn more about subjects in the news.
    10. StudentStudent News Net
    This site is news for kids grades 3-5. It includes world news, U.S. news, sports, and reports. The fun sections include today in history and a weekly news quiz.
    11. WeeklyScholastic News
    Scholastic has a kids news site that includes lesson plans, reproducibles, and teachers aids for teachers. The sections for kids includes news, special reports, vote now!, games and quizzes, movies, TV, music and sports. I really like the way the information is presented on this site because it takes the current event and expands on it to teach kids about the event - not just the latest headline.
    Weekly
    Reader
    Weekly Reader online offers a supplement to the engaging educational materials provided by Weekly reader which reinforces thei curriculum with supplemental learning tools.
    12. TheThe Internet Public
    The IPL has online newspapers from around the world and throughout the United States. Have students find and read editorials and share them with the class identifying the editor’s point of view in each one.
    13. NationalNational Geographic News
    Introduce your students to "specialty" sources such as geographic or environmental news Web sites at National Geographic.
    14. EconEdLinkEconEdLink Current Events
    EconEdLink provides access to the latest economics news and information. Come here to learn more about what's happening in the world of economics and access related lesson plans.
    Visual Sites
    Newsmap
    Newsmap is an application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. Newsmap also allows to compare the news landscape among several countries, making it possible to differentiate which countries give more coverage to, for example, more national news than international or sports rather than business.
    Newseum
    Washington Post: Time Space World
    TimeSpace is an interactive map that allows you to navigate articles, photos, video and commentary from around the globe. Discover news hot-spots where coverage is clustered. Use the timeline to illustrate peaks in coverage, and customize your news searches to a particular day or specific hour
    NewYork Times: Article Skimmer
    World Newspapers
    Have students read about current event topics from different perspectives around the world. Find newspapers using these sites.
    http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/
    http://www.world-newspapers.com/
    http://library.uncg.edu/news/

    Commercial Newsites
    http://news.google.com/
    http://abcnews.go.com/
    http://www.cnn.com/
    Visual Sites
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/
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  2. page News edited Kids need the news presented to them in a manner that they can understand with the background that …
    Kids need the news presented to them in a manner that they can understand with the background that they may not have learned yet. Here are some sites that gives the kids the news that they need to know.
    News Sites for Kids
    1. Time for Kids Online
    This popular weekly news magazine is presented to many classrooms in the U.S. and their Web site has much more information. This site offers the top news headlines with easy to understand background material, plus information that kids want to know about like interviews with authors, homework help and games that test your knowledge.
    2. CNN Student News
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    3. KidsPost
    From the Washington Post, a news site just for kids. This site goes in depth into what important events are happening in the U.S. and includes fun for kids too. You will find birthdays of the week, this week in history, plus fun articles for kids that answers their questions.
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    A "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer special for students." Each day features a top story as well as links to other important national and international features. Includes a special section for teachers and a searchable database of articles.
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    10. Student News Net
    This site is news for kids grades 3-5. It includes world news, U.S. news, sports, and reports. The fun sections include today in history and a weekly news quiz.
    Other kids11. Weekly Reader
    Weekly Reader online offers a supplement to the engaging educational materials provided by Weekly reader which reinforces thei curriculum with supplemental learning tools.
    12. The Internet Public Library
    The IPL has online newspapers from around the world and throughout the United States. Have students find and read editorials and share them with the class identifying the editor’s point of view in each one.
    13. National Geographic
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    Introduce your students to "specialty" sources such as geographic or environmental news Web
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    14. EconEdLink Current Events
    EconEdLink provides access to the latest economics news and information. Come here to learn more about what's happening in the world of economics and access related lesson plans.

    Commercial Newsites
    http://news.google.com/
    http://abcnews.go.com/
    http://www.cnn.com/
    Visual Sites

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