Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published once each month from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each 12-page issue is filled with educational and entertaining stories about places, people and events in Michigan and around the world. The Yak’s Corner online page also includes “Yaktivities” for each issue, a Yak Art Gallery, student writing and more.


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Learning standard: Comprehending and evaluating the content and artistic aspects of oral and visual presentations.

Grade Level: Middle grades and up.

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07/25/16


Did Melania Trump plagiarize speech?

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07/11/16


Delivering messages without words

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06/20/16


Will delegates try to dump Trump?

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06/06/16


Do we ignore scientists’ warnings?

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05/23/16


What is facing the class of 2016?

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05/09/16


Unlikable politicians unlikely to win?

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04/25/16


Earth Day questions about the future

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04/11/16


Will GOP decide race at convention?

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03/28/16


Bigger danger - tolerance or fear?

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03/14/16


Could Sanders upset Clinton's bid?

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02/29/16


$130 million political bet that failed

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02/15/16


Why are voters angry at the elites?

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02/01/16


How did Flint's water get poisoned?

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01/18/16


What do loans say about Cruz values?

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01/04/16


Baby New Year has an ancient past

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12/14/15


Does fear drive people to extremes?

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11/30/15


Do facts matter to candidates, voters?

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11/16/15


Web brews up a 'war' on Christmas

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11/02/15


Cancer warning worries meat sellers

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10/19/15


Is it impossible to lead House GOP?

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10/05/15


Who pays for corporate mistakes?

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