iPolitics: Political Cartoons and other current event topics
A directory of thousands of online newspapers from around the globe
Current Events for Canadian Schools - Lesplan: What in the World?
A great, complete monthly current events unit that includes articles, questions, maps, activities, quizzes - the student site can be accessed at -http://www.whatintheworld.ca/main.html
The Straight Goods
Canada's consumer and news watchdog. Great articles without the traditional media spin. Independent online Canadian news source
News Currents magazine
is a weekly current events discussion program. Only NewsCurrents uses an interactive, multisensory discussion format that concentrates your students’ attention and encourages them to think and talk about important issues.
CNN Newsroom Guides
This site offers text and study questions based on the content of CNN's daily Newsroom program for schools. Content has an American slant
New York Times Learning Network
A vast collection of resources including a daily news quiz, daily lesson plan, lesson plan archive and teacher resources
Provides lessons that show students how to look for hidden messages. Includes worksheets
The Truth Seeker
A look at different conspiracy theories involving the highest levels of government. The site may be used to demonstrate the need to analyze web sites and have students present what they deem