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Netherlands and Belgium trade land

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

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Think you know football? Ok, what's a prolate spheroid? This 10-part video series focuses on the science behind NFL football.

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


Donald Trump’s media criticisms and provocative tweets push journalists to explore different coverage

-- 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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Best way to spend Black Friday?

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Sinterklaas

Change Santa Claus's team of reindeer into a single white horse, and replace his costume with a bishop's robes, and you'll begin to get a picture of the Netherlands' Sinterklaas.
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-- Dec 6, 2016



This week's word in the news: REGISTRY

DEFINITION:
An official written record of names or events or transactions.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
The university will not cooperate with any federal effort to create a registry of individuals based on any protected characteristics such as religion, national origin, race or sexual orientation.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 12/05/2016


Interpreting photos as informational text
LAFS.K12.R.3.7; LAFS.K12.SL.1.2


All Eyes Blog Photo Caption Contest

The National Wildlife Federation lesson plans are designed to introduce students to life science, ecology, wildlife biology, scientific identification and observation. All lesson plans are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and organized by grade level.

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NASA's Space Place

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students

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Book, Board Game and Playing Cards

Throughout this school year, PARADE Classroom will be targeting up to six features that provide poignant life lessons for high school students. Be sure to check them out!

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Cyberspace Safety
9/11 Lessons and Legacies
Keeping America Free