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50 Ways to Teach With Current Events is a mega idea list compiled by the New York Times to engage students in literacy and writing using current events. The news is a timely beginning resource for research, discussion, and writing. There are not only great examples of good nonfiction writing in journalistic publications, but there are myriad topics of interest for students to thematically intersect with what’s going on in the classroom.


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