This video, narrated by Charles Osgood, features major events of our time and shows how news affects nearly every aspect of our daily lives.
Note: All of the images and clips are from actual news stories from the past.
AUDIENCE: Middle school
TIME: Under 30 minutes (10-minute video and 15-minute class discussion)
MATERIALS: “What’s News?” Video Lesson worksheet (download), an Internet connection to watch “What’s News?” video “What’s News?” handout (download, optional)
PREPARE: Print copies of the video lesson worksheet, one per student.