Even though I remind my students to read the newspapers often, I, myself, am always on the lookout for interesting news articles that can help my upper primary students handle Stimulus-based conversation better. Bringing up some facts during a conversation shows that a student has a good body of general knowledge and that he/she is keeping abreast of current events.
Recycling, water and energy conservation as well as pollution are popular topics in Primary 5 and Primary 6. More often than not, there is news on these topics especially on what Singapore is doing to combat these issues.
Parents who come across these articles can print them out or send the links to their children to read up on.
Below is a new article on Global warming and how it can affect Singapore in the near future.