10 Excellent News Websites For Children.

News is really important for children to read. I often like to do guided reading sessions in which my students undertake a news based activity i.e. summarising an article.

Below are 10 excellent news websites.  They are designed and written FOR children.  I’m always impressed when the websites have a quiz or activity at the end of the article. In addition, some of the sites let you reduce or increase the complexity of the article; great if you have a wide range of readers in your class.

Click the title to explore the website.

1) BBC Newsround

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2) Here There Everywhere

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3) Kiddle (children’s news search engine)

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4) Time For Kids

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5) YouTube Channel: Teen Kids News

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6) News For Your Classroom by Scholastic

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7) Youngzine

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8) Tween Tribune

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9) Dogo News

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10) OK this one’s an App. Newsela. And you’ll have to read my next blog post for the tutorial of how to use it 😉

Have a look at my video review of these websites on Youtube:

Let me know which one is your class favourite.

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