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Tags:Magazines, Nonfiction, Periodicals, Children's Magazines, Sports, Photojournalism, Writing Prompts, Captions, Writing Contests, Teens, Middle School

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Just like the adult publication, SI for kids builds its brand with great photography. And while the subscription-based publication makes sense for a classroom periodicals collection based on it high appeal, especially for reluctant readers, educators may want to consider its broader uses in the classroom. For example, the “Freeze Frame” photos — nearly a full two-page spread each — capture such fascinating moments, they could be used as writing prompts to describe what has led up to this moment or what’s going on inside an athlete’s head. Indeed, the magazine itself offers readers the opportunity to write captions for photos. There are also lots of graphic representations of data (graphs, charts, timelines) that could be deconstructed for what makes for an effective presentation. Of course, there’s also reprints from the regular magazine, providing models of top-notch journalism, and a chance to for students to identify elements of literature, such as figurative language and other devices, in mediums appealing to them. Although there is advertising, it is not nearly as heavy as the adult version — and, besides, the sports photos are way more enticing. ( )
  English_Teacher | Nov 13, 2012 |
Sports Illustrated is one of the most trusted names in sports news and this kids magazine definitely fits under that umbrella. From interviews with sports heroes (Aaron Rogers from the Packers in this issues), mad lib games, and information on sports this magazine is perfect for your sports loving child. In the interviews kids can write in and ask the athletes questions that they are interested in such as, who hits the hardest in the NFL. This fun magazine will keep your child reading and looking forward to every issue. Recommended for ages 7-10. ( )
  Book_Mountain | Dec 12, 2011 |
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