Links to current news sources for the year-long 6th grade CNN Newsroom project--reading, reflecting, writing, citing and speaking!

Print newspapers and magazines can be used but there are many great online sources.


Be sure to cite your article source correctly, using the blue form for an online periodical and the pink form for a website.


Here is a downloadable CNN LIVE form

Print:

The library subscribes to the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the Lake Placid News.

Online:

SIRS Discoverer
http://discoverer.sirs.com
A database with great newspaper and magazine articles that are useful for current news.

CNN Student News
http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/
Online periodical - Use BLUE citation form

Washington Post KidsPost
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/kidspost/orbit/kidspost.html
Online Periodical - Use BLUE citation form

Scholastic News
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scholasticnews/index.html
Website - Use PINK citation form

Time for Kids
http://www.timeforkids.com/news
Click on "Grades 5-6" tab; online periodical - Use BLUE citation form

Nick News
http://news.nick.com/
Great site for "Top Stories" and "Latest News" as well as many activities.

Here There Everywhere - News for Kids
http://htekidsnews.com/

NewsHour Extra
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/
Sponsored by PBS NewsHour and intended for students grades 7-12; very interesting articles.
Website - Use PINK citation form

CNN project documents you can download yourself!

Current Events Form
CNN Live Grade Sheet
CNN Live Criteria Sheet