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    Newspaper activities
    By Ron

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    Jeez, we use the newspaper for tons of language arts activities. Verb searches, adjective hunts, pronoun searches. This week, we had students search the newspaper headlines for words for which they knew antonyms. We sometimes use newspaper photos as picture prompts. The students are allowed to come up with a story about or dialogue for what's goiing on in the picture. We reinforce noun study (person, place, thing, animal) by using the news headlines. There is so much. Of course, I have the students do basic curtrent events activities in the newspaper, too,

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