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Pakistan Drops Charges Against 9-Month-Old Baby

Discussion prompts & video archive.


National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

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Narwhals - Inside Out

Teeth are ideally strong, hard, and pearly white, right? Not for the narwhal and its inside out tusk.
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-- Apr 18, 2014


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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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Honduras records the world's highest murder rate

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


This week's word in the news: CONSORTIUM


DEFINITION:

A group of people, companies or organizations that agree to work together for a common purpose.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The Colorado State Board of Education has joined a movement advocating the state pull out of a multi-state testing consortium called — pardon the clumsy title — the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC.
The Denver Post -- 04/14/2014


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Standards & Activities for The Mini Page

Mini Page activities meet many state and national educational standards. Each week we identify standards that relate to The Mini Pages content and offer activities that will help your students reach them.

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USA Weekend Teachers Guides

The USA WEEKEND in Education team has strategically designed a new program of free educational materials geared towards middle-school and high-school students. Our new program integrates Common Core State Standards and provides adaptable lessons for teachers to use in their classrooms over a few days or several weeks. All lessons direct students into your newspaper, not our magazine.


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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Climate warnings grow more dire

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



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


E-cigarettes spark discussions about health benefits and teen use

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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102 Super Skills for eEditions

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Ready-to-use, standards-based activities for building skills in technology, math, science, social studies and language arts.

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