The Daily News, founded in 1919, is a morning tabloid newspaper published in New York City. It was once the largest newspaper in America, but circulation has declined significantly from its heyday. It is now owned by Tronc, a Chicago-based media company.
The daily paper covers local and national news, celebrity gossip and opinion. Its award-winning writers, columnists and opinion formers provide a unique perspective of the world’s greatest city.
Daily News is a daily interactive replica of the print edition available on your computer and mobile devices. It has a simple user interface and the latest digital tools, specially designed to enhance your reading experience.
Breaking News articles feature stories from the world of science, health and technology. Students can explore articles that are posted daily, selected from press materials provided by hundreds of sources. Each story has a title, summary and links to relevant articles from journals and other sources.
Using Breaking News in the classroom can be a fun and engaging way to introduce or reinforce concepts. It can also be a great tool to help students learn informational text skills.
Use the comprehension and critical thinking questions found at the bottom of each article to support student learning. These questions are written for students at various levels of reading ability. The questions are easy to read and offer background and resources for students to further understand the topic or news story.
Each weekly edition contains a variety of informative articles, including world, sports and entertainment news. These articles support reading standards for informational text and are presented in two versions, advanced and simplified. They also offer a rich vocabulary and reading experience that will engage students with diverse needs.