This activity introduces students to the variety of places a good reporter goes to for information and the importance of documenting sources.
GRADE LEVEL: Elementary school
TIME: 30-60 minutes
MATERIALS: Are You a Star Reporter worksheet (download), black board or large paper to compile student answers for all to see, a compilation of varied news sources for students to explore (or consider assigning the activity for homework)
- For an in-class activity, identify a variety of sources — newspapers, bookmarks to online stories, YouTube clips and websites, etc. — for students to examine.
- Print copies of the worksheet, one per pair for an in-class activity or one per student for homework assignment.