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Grade 5 News Resources: Recommended Sites

Web sites

Smithsonian Tween Tribune

This age-appropriate resource comes from the Smithsonian Institute, which is an American governmental organization established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge." It runs museums and research centres. This site focuses on news for young readers.


Time for Kids

This is a site similar to Time Magazine, but for young learners.



Dogo means young or small in Swahili, an obvious reference to the target audience of this news site.  This is a great choice for young readers looking for news from around the world.



From the Washington Post, this kid friendly site has age-appropriate news.