Connect your child to the world through current events

Articles and activities in News‑2‑You can help your child feel connected to world events while promoting literacy. This collection of stories on COVID‑19, available in both text‑only and symbol-supported formats, will help them understand the origins of the virus and how the world is responding. Use the questions to engage your child in the content.

Coronavirus Closings

Coronavirus Closings

Published March 12, 2020

This article explains the global impact of coronavirus, the cancellation of big events, the need for business and school closures and the concept of remote learning.

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Published March 4, 2020

An update on the virus in early March touches on how it spreads, how medical experts are responding and the hygiene practices needed to contain it.

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Coronavirus News

Coronavirus News

Published January 29, 2020

This first breaking news article on the outbreak of coronavirus describes the origin of the virus and its spread to the U.S.

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