FREE Resource Our Veterans Sharing Their Stories

Who are Veterans? They are men and women who, for many reasons, donned the uniform of our country to stand between freedom and tyranny; to take up the sword of justice in defense of the liberties we hold dear; to preserve peace and to calm the winds of war. Your mothers and fathers, your grandparents,…
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Character Ed Newspaper Activities

These character education activities are from the NIE Institute’s 100 Ways to Use the Newspaper. Character Education 1. Make a Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame poster of bulletin board. Clip articles and cartoons of people who are exhibiting good character traits. Place these under the Hall of Fame heading. Place examples of people not…
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Letters To The Editor Newspaper Activity

Here is a current events activity you can do using the newspaper.  The activity is from “Your Newspaper,Your Town Hall”  Provided by NCPF, NIE for National Newspaper Week, 2005. Written and compiled by Sandra Cook, Ed.D., N.C. Press Foundation, Newspapers in Education with contributions from Mary Miller, New York. YOUR NEWSPAPER,YOUR TOWN HALL READERS’ OPINIONS Citizens…
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Newspaper Activity – Math Scavenger Hunt

Here is a math scavenger hunt you can use with the newspaper. Activities are from the guide “By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students”  produced by the Newspaper Association of America Foundation. To download click here See if you can find each of these math related items in the newspaper. Write down…
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Columbus Day Newspaper Activities

Here are some Columbus Day activities from KRP’s “The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide”. Christopher Columbus is one of the most famous names in history. When he voyaged across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, his discoveries changed the world forever.  In honor of Columbus’ landfall in the “New World” on Oct. 12, 1492, Americans celebrate the…
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