Yak’s Corner
A print and online children’s news magazine published on 30 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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Nicaragua to start building canal next month

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Thanksgiving - Foods

The first Thanksgiving probably bore the markings of a traditional American Indian meal.
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-- Nov 27, 2014




Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.


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What is the reality about immigration?

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This week's word in the news: DE RIGUEUR 

DEFINITION:
Strictly required, as by etiquette, usage, or fashion.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Multicourse meals based on a book’s theme is de rigueur for one group, while black authors and characters spark the discussion in another.
The Miami Herald -- 11/24/2014