Learning About People In The News

Go to these sites to learn about a person in the news. Use the information you learn to answer the questions on your sheet:

CBBC Newsround

BBC Learning English

Voice Of America Special English



USA Today Newsdeck

New York Times Skimmer


First, search for an interesting news story or article on anything you want. Use the news source links above to find it.

Next, copy the web address of the article and paste it on Crocodoc.

Paste the web address on Crocodoc. Use the highligher to highlight important or interesting information. Highlight five-to-seven words in each paragraph.

Next, use the “notes” to write two questions and two connections.

Finally, copy and paste the web address of your page to the comments section of this post.