Rah, Rah, Write!

Check out these newspaper activities relating to football from Ann West’s NIE Guide “A Plan For All Seasons”  from the NIE Institute.   Autumn is a season for many popular sports to begin.  Football is one of the sports that commonly comes to mind during the season.  The newspaper often features stories and previews of…
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Special Guests From Angle Inlet School

Monday afternoon we had visitors at the Grand Forks Herald all the way from Angle Inlet School in Minnesota. Located on the Canadian border, in Minnesota’s Northwest Angle, the Angle Inlet School is the only surviving one room school in the state. Although sixty-five miles from Warroad, Minnesota the school is part of the Warroad…
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Grand Forks High School Students Teach Respect & Caring At Elementary Schools

Be sure to check out this story by Jennifer Johnson, Herald staff writer, in the Thursday, March 21 Grand Forks Herald. With skits, Grand Forks high schoolers teach respect, caring at elementary schools Here is an activity page on Respect to use with younger students.  Download by clicking here.

Celebrate Newspapers In Education Week With FREE Curriculum

March 4-8 is NIE Week. Newspapers in Education or NIE for short, is a nationwide program where educators use the newspaper to teach a variety of subjects in the classroom. There are many FREE activity guides and teaching materials available to assist you. This year, the American Press Institute is partnering with the Newseum on curriculum that…
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Geography Awareness Week Nov. 11 -17

Geography Awareness Week is Nov. 11 – 17.  Here are some resources you can use in the classroom.  To download, click on the following links: 3 Step Geography Challenge from National Geographic   Geographic Challenge:  Learning about Geography through the Newspaper for Grades 3-12.    Community Connections with Geography and the Newspaper Level One This…
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