Teacher Resources (Updated every Monday)

Online Extras to help you put the newspapers to work in your classroom

Don't forget to check the Student Resources page for more activities


Russian opposition leader shot dead in Moscow

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

Archive of Geography quizzes


Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


Cartoon-like emojis soon will look as diverse as their text messaging users around the world

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

cftclogo.gif

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

This week's lesson: Giuliani finds little love for comments

New! Classroom Caption Contest.
Enter a caption and maybe win a book!

Download this week's lesson
There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use


A set of weekly educational activities geared toward younger readers

Get details in our Parent Resources area



This week's word in the news: WHIMSICAL

DEFINITION:
Spontaneously fanciful or playful; given to whims; capricious; quaint, unusual, or fantastic.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
whimsical new plans unveiled by Google to expand its corporate headquarters captivated its hometown city and the world Friday, the latest step by a tech giant to catapult Silicon Valley from tilt-up office dullsville to a region of architectural landmarks.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/02/2015