CNN Student News is a dynamic news website and contains a daily 10 minute news podcast. The podcasts are great for middle school Social Studies current events and Language Arts for media analysis, argument, reports, and discussions. The site includes teacher tools with discussions, transcripts, and quizzes.
Power Literacy integrates this Common Core standard and uses CNN Student News for several lessons. Learn how to download these podcasts through iTunes for easy viewing with this bundle, How2 Use CNN Student News Podcast. This bundle is also posted in the EUSD Resources My Big Campus group under Professional Development.