Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 32 Thursdays from September through May for Michigan kids ages 6-13. Each eight-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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Online fun and educational activities for our youngest readers, their teachers and families, including two week’s worth of free Kid Scoop Download Edition learning packets. Each six-page packet focuses on a curriculum-based theme.
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Cartoon Worksheet

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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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04/14/14


Climate warnings grow more dire

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03/31/14


Americans experience Russia deja vu

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03/17/14


Missing plane is a global mystery

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03/03/14


Proposed military cuts stir debate

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02/17/14


Olympic spying stirs controversy

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02/03/14


Obama strategy: Go around Congress

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01/20/14


Russia locks down Olympic security

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01/06/14


Data thieves target holiday shoppers

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12/09/13


Is Amazon's drone plan just hot air?

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11/25/13


Borrowing a classic for a new message

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11/11/13


Is it OK to use religious images?

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10/28/13


Similar images, different messages

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10/14/13


Cartoons dress up for Halloween

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09/30/13


Can the mentally ill easily get guns?

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09/16/13


'World policeman' finds little support

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09/02/13


King's dream and voting rights

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08/19/13


Rating Congress and cockroaches

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08/05/13


Is much of our future set at birth?

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07/22/13


Stores see fat sales of Twinkies

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07/08/13


Using pop culture to make a point

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06/24/13


Dangers of unintended consequences

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