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Using News-O-Matic for Social Studies

Our student-friendly articles cover topics related to civics, history, geography, culture, economics, and more!  We provide diverse perspectives from around the world to inspire the next generation of global citizens.

Social Studies Standards and Topics

News-O-Matic's daily editions and archives feature Social Studies content that can be used with the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Themes, as well as with state standards that cover the following categories:

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Civics, Government & Politics
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Contemporary World Issues
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Culture
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Economics
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Global Connections
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Individual Development and Identity
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News/Media Literacy
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Science, Technology & Society
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U.S. History & Geography
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World History & Geography

Examples of Social Studies Articles

Teachers have used News-O-Matic to cover world events, government, geography, and more. Here's a brief sample of what we have to offer.

News-O-Matic journalists effortlessly integrate current news with historical events ensuring students have a strong foundation for comprehension.

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U.S. Presidents Series
U.S. Presidents Series

News-O-Matic's ongoing "U.S. Presidents" series shares the history of the 44 politicians to inhabit the White House.

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Kids in the News Series
Kids in the News Series

News-O-Matic frequently publishes stories about kids in the news, allowing students to connect with current events on a deeper level.

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News-O-Matic journalists effortlessly integrate current news with historical events ensuring students have a strong foundation for comprehension.

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Social Studies Content Series

News-O-Matic frequently publishes specific article series relating to social studies topics.  Some of our popular series include: Our World A-Z, U.S. Presidents, 50 States in 50 Weeks, and Month in the Markets.

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Presidents articles series
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