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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Persian Gulf state accused of funding Islamic fighters

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

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Big Horn Sheep - Finding

Big Horn Sheep spend the first several months of their lamb's life high up on rock canyon ledges before finally coming down for water.
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-- Aug 28, 2014




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


Questions based on stories in your Detroit News to spark classroom discussions.

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The Cartoons for the Classroom Caption Contest will return in September!

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Do 'combat police' create respect or fear?

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This week's word in the news: NOXIOUS

DEFINITION:
Physically harmful or destructive to living beings


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Supporters say a statewide bag ban is needed to wipe out a particularly noxious form of litter that kills marine life in the Pacific Ocean and costs Californians $25 million a year to collect and bury.
The San Jose Mercury-News -- 08/25/2014