Tech News Activity – Online Articles & Questions


Grades: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Types: Lesson Plans (Individual)

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This activity has links to online articles and videos about technology news. Students will read the articles and answer questions. Links to the articles are found at the bottom of each slide.
1. Instagram is rolling out anti-bullying features
2. DuckDuckGo Privacy Search Engine
3. Google CEO finally confirms secret censored Chinese search engine
4. Anyone can go for a ride in these self-driving cars
5. Snapchat’s new mission: getting you to buy more stuff
6. Teens use Instagram more than Snapchat, report says
7. 3 key ways India’s tech community is empowering women
Note: You will receive this activity in both PowerPoint (editable) and PDF formats.
Total Pages: 8 pages
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6, 7, 8, 9, 10


Lesson Plans (Individual)


Based on 39 reviews
  1. Great resource. Thank you!

    Reivew by Kerry S.

  2. This was a great resource. My students loved the articles and the questions were just enough for a 40 minute period.

    Reivew by Deidra S.

  3. Thank you

    Reivew by Jacque F.

  4. A great resource!

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  5. Good variety of tech articles with quick questions for students to answer.

    Reivew by Mary Z.

  6. This worked great as I let students select an article that interested them and then apple a ,”What if..” to generate ideas for a science fiction story. Bradbury would be proud!

    Reivew by Buyer

  7. Thanks.

    Reivew by Caroline H.

  8. Thank you

    Reivew by Ruhan G.

  9. Looking forward to using these in my classes.

    Reivew by Phyllis H.