‘Schoolhouse Rock’

Daily News Article - April 27, 2018


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. When was Schoolhouse Rock aired on ABC?

3. What is Schoolhouse Rock?

4. How did the cartoon series come about?

5. Watch some of the Schoolhouse Rock cartoon shorts under “Resources” below.  Do you think they would be as popular today as they were when originally aired? Explain your answer.