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Gunman attacks Canada's Parliament

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

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


Cable TV and dish antennas lose popularity as digital streaming expands

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



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

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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: Distant trouble becomes nearby 'crisis'

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A set of weekly educational activities geared toward younger readers

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This week's word in the news: PALLIATIVE

DEFINITION:
Relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
He is receiving palliative care, and doctors have told the former mayor the next step is hospice care.
The Boston Globe -- 10/27/2014