Newspaper treasure hunt
The Treasure Hunt
Bring in a pile of old newspapers.
Tell your students that they will hunt for the following treasures in a newspaper cut them out and glue them in the appropriate spaces. You provide them with a worksheet an example is provided below.
What they need: scissors, glue and good eyes!
Example worksheet (you can make little boxes for students to glue in each item.)
Find the following:
A common name:
A classified ad for selling furniture:
A notice for a movie:
A movie actor:
A famous singer:
A political figure:
The name of an animal:
The name of a piece of clothing:
The horoscope for people born on the 11th of july or 6th of march:
The name of a country:
The name of a city:
News about a sport:
Bizarre, strange news:
A comic strip:
You’re favorite news:
A means of transportation :
Students really get into this activity. It's great for practicing their skimming and scanning skills.
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