Newsies Movie Study

Learn about the Newsie strike in 1899 with this Newsies movie study. Newsies is a fun Disney musical based on the true story.

Learn about the Newsie strike in 1899 with this Newsies movie study. Newsies is a fun Disney musical based on the true story.

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Newsies Movie Study

This study guide includes eight pages of discussion based activities for upper elementary and middle school students. This guide was created in order to expose kids to the history of the New York Newsboys strikes of 1899 as well as this musical re-telling of it.

This packet comes with 14 pages of activities and discussion, plus an answer key.

COMPREHENSION

  • Pre-Viewing Questions
  • Newsies Discussion Questions
  • Lessons Learned
  • Cause and Effect

LEARNING

  • The Newsies Strike Reading Comprehension
  • Newsies Strike Questions
  • Pros and Cons of a Strike
  • New York
  • Compare and Contrast the true story
  • Starting a Revolution

FUN

  • The Characters
  • The Music
  • Write Your Own News Article
  • Word Search


 You can purchase the study at Teachers Pay Teachers or my store, Learn in Color.

You might also enjoy the History with Musicals movie bundle, which includes The Greatest Showman!

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