Free Online Earth Day Book

Check out this free online Earth Day book made available by author Artie Knapp. Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet – tired of seeing the land he loves cluttered with trash, Thurman the turtle decides it’s time to take action. A shortlist finalist for the 2012 national Green Earth Book Award. Click on the link below…
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Luke In A Really Big Pickle FREE Resource

In celebration of NIE week, I would like to share with you a special Newspapers in Education tab, called “Luke in a Really Big Pickle.” This fun story is about a nine-year old boy named Luke and his new talking dog Pickles. This tab can be used by anyone to enhance reading skills. In addition…
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Family Literacy Activities With The Newspaper

Activities are from the National Center for Family Literacy (www.famlit.org), a nonprofit organization recognized as the leader in family literacy development. (NAA 2007 literacy tab, Newspapers Give People Knowledge and Guidance.) 1.  Help your child write a letter to a family member. Ask her to tell about her day. Take the letter to the post office…
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Beneath The Surface Summer Reading Program – Buried Treasure

Today’s feature is called Buried Treasure.  Beneath the Surface, is a SUMMER READING program to be used with your newspaper and the public library. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) chose “Dig into Reading” and “Beneath the Surface” as themes for summer reading features that encourage young readers to use their newspapers and public libraries. These features…
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Dig The News Summer Reading Program – Holes

Today’s feature is called Holes.  Dig the News, is a SUMMER READING program to be used with your newspaper and the public library. The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) chose “Dig into Reading” and “Beneath the Surface” as themes for summer reading features that encourage young readers to use their newspapers and public libraries. These features are…
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