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How well do you keep up with the world around you? Take this week’s quiz to test your knowledge of recent national and world events.

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This week's word in the news: MISCONSTRUE

DEFINITION:

To form a false understanding of the meaning or intention of something that someone does or says.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
"And it really didn't matter how many times they misconstrued that a woman's life was in danger if the constitutional amendment was to pass."
The Topeka Capital-Journal -- 08/08/2022

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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: What is happening to the economy?

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Monkeypox cases rise in U.S. and elsewhere, though this virus doesn't bring Covid-like fears

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive



Nicaragua police investigate bishop critical of government

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:



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


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Science Webcasts


Daily Science Audio webcasts: An exclusive partnership with Pulse of the Planet, updated daily with two-minute sound portraits of Planet Earth. Tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sounds.

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Higher demand for air conditioning could further affect the climate

Discussion prompts & video archive.


The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be in a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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NASA's Night Sky Network

A monthly column on the latest space discoveries and technologies for elementary students (Updated Monthly)

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