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


Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border

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:


Israeli response to missiles from Gaza spurs debate over media fairness and balance

-- 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: GOP leaders run from Palin proposal

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: HARROWING

DEFINITION:
Extremely disturbing or distressing.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
To Samuel, the journey meant trading a hopeless situation at home for potential security and prosperity in the United States — but first he needed to survive the trip north, dodging police and criminals, and a harrowing ride on top of a freight train for hundreds of miles.
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism / The Arizona Republic -- 07/21/2014