Current Events and Periodicals
Notre Dame Databases:
- Nettrekker - Click Browse and Current Events
- Science Online - Science in the News
- SIRS Issues Researcher - Today's News/Current Events
- Student Resources in Context - Featured News
- World Book Encyclopedia - Select Advanced and In the Headlines
- Google News
- ABC News
- CBS News
- Christian Science Monitor
- USA Today
- New York Times
- Washington Post
- Wall Street Journal
Your Guide to Good Journalism:
News for Students:
CNN Student News: “Geared for secondary school students, this offshoot of CNN not only posts the latest news but also supplements articles with maps, transcripts, videos, classroom activities, quizzes, one-sheet backgrounders on newsy topics, and links to related articles. The Classroom Edition section offers a guide to selected CNN television programs, listing grade levels, subject areas covered, learning objectives, and curriculum standards.”
Newsela: Presents the news at five (5) different reading levels.
Newseum - Front Pages from newspapers all over the world. Check out their Archives section.
TweenTribune - Focuses on news and information for K-12 students. Teachers have the ability to choose the lexile level for a reading assignment and have students post public or private comments.
Why Files: Explores the science, math and technology behind the news of the day.
PBS: Newshour: The Online News Hour Extra (Grades 7–12).