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News Map....Here’s another fascinating tool that could be used for analyzing the news in classes at the middle school or high school level. Newsmap creates a cluster cloud of news stories from Google News; the bigger the story in the day’s news, the larger its shape in the cluster cloud.One cool feature of Newsmap is that the use can view the biggest stories by nation. Newsmap could be a fun way to analyze the day’s events from a multi-national perspective. Excellent for current events!
ere are 14 Ready to Use Current Events Activities. There are 12 Current Events worksheet and graphic organizers that can be used with any article. There is also a Current Events Sharing form for students to use with an article that will be shared with the class. In addition, I threw in a Newspaper Scavenger Hunt just for fun.