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B & O Towing
C & G Electric Inc.
CBS Mechanical Services Inc.
City Parc
DATCU
Denton Lawn Sprinkler Inc.
Fulton Supply & Recycling
Good Samaritan Society-Denton Village
Hicks Lighting Protection
Key Custom Homes
MagicLamp Networks Inc.
Peterbilt Division Office
Peterbilt Motors Company
Title Resources
Work Environmental
Advanced Auto Repair
Advent Air Conditioning Inc.
Auto Body of Denton
Carpetsplus
Classic Denton
Cupboard Natural Foods & Cafe
Deluxe Nails and Spa
Design Classics
Eikon Consultant Group, LLC
Floyd Smith Concrete Inc
Holly's Gardens & Florist
Jostens Inc
Lily of the Desert
Little Guy Movers
Lone Star AgCredit
Nelson + Morgan Architects, Inc.
Roto Rooter Plumbers
Sidewalk Cafe
Stuff Hotel
Teague Nall & Perkins, Inc
United Copper Industries
Yvette Vernor Dye DDS

Weekly Lessons (updated every Monday)

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

This Week's lesson:
Protests and a general strike paralyze Barcelona, Spain

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This Week's lesson:

President Trump defends policy reversal in northern Syria that brings chaos and criticism

Part of northeastern Syria has plunged back into chaos. The area had been relatively stable since March, when U.S.-backed local fighters known as Kurds overcame a takeover by the Islamic State terror group (also called ISIS). Now roughly 1,000 U...

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

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

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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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This Week's lesson:

Singapore bans ads for high-sugar drinks


Singapore is waging a war against diabetes by putting a total ban on advertisements for some sugary drinks. It's one of the first countries to initiate this kind of ban. Singapore's Ministry of Health said it will ban advertisements for sugar-sweeten...

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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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This week's word in the news: OUTLANDISH

DEFINITION:

Something bizarre or ridiculously out-of-the-ordinary. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
At first, the question about the scam, as it was posed to Healy earlier this month, seemed too outlandish to be true.
The San Francisco Chronicle -- 10/21/2019

CREATE YOUR OWN VOCABULARY QUIZ
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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 lesson:

Did we betray our Kurdish allies?

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In honor of Constitution Week, “We the People” delves into the living history and modern-day implications of the formative document with a five-part video series.

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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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