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The Brooklyn Museum of Art Newspaper
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This is a cooperative learning activity in which students create a newspaper about The Brooklyn Museum of Art. Each student in the group takes on the role of a different type of newspaper writer. The computer is used to publish the finished product. It will include the history, permanent exhibits, special collections, and community services offered by the museum. Also, a map, membership information, and hours of operation are used.

Grade Level: 6-8

Use of the Internet:
  •   Publication
  •   Investigation/Research
  •   Communication (with peers or experts)
  •   Collaboration

    Curricular Uses:

    Art, language arts, social studies

    Learning Objectives

    Objectives:

    Students will:
  •   write a newspaper
  •   research
  •   edit
  •   cooperate

    This lesson was developed by Barbara Brown Gathers.