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Lesson Plan March 23, 2021

"Navajo Times":The People's Newspaper

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Warm-up: What are the differences between local and national news?

Introducing the Lesson: About the Navajo Nation, the Navajo Times, and the impact of COVID-19 on Navajo communities.

Analyzing the Reporting: Watching "The People’s Newspaper" or "How One Paper Is Covering COVID-19 in the Most Under-Connected Part of the U.S.," which was published in The New Yorker, and responding to comprehension and discussion questions.

Extension Activities:

  1. Creating a “my community” newspaper using headlines for important local stories.
  2. Conducting video interviews: how have you been affected by COVID-19?

 

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