GO GREEN! Sixth-grade teachers are encouraged to use these Newspaper in Education activities (PDF) generously provided by the Tampa Bay Times’ NIE Program. The standards-based lessons were developed to accompany the "Go Green" curricular supplements which are being provided to schools for every 6th-grader. The creation and distribution of the "Go Green" supplement, which is designed to educate and inspire students about waste, recycling & the environment, is made possible through Publix Supermarkets throughout the State of Florida and parts of five other states.
Welcome to the World of Sea Turtles!
Twenty-five classrooms in Volusia and Flagler schools are currently participating in a project to learn more about sea turtles. In partnership with the Sea Turtle Conservancy, The News-Journal is covering the cost for the (virtual) adoption of sea turtles that have been tagged with satellite transmitters. Teachers from Kindergarten through 12th grade are developing creative ways to use the sea turtles in their curriculum. Click here for more information, more photos and some useful links.
Free Common Core Lessons Incorporating Newspapers
20 Common Core lesson plans that teach and engage, no matter which story a student reads
Use Online Newspapers to Meet Common Core Standards
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The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text'
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HOT ISSUES and COOL IDEAS
Claire Metz, Wednesday, September 7, 2005. (Photo: News-Journal/WESH)
The kidnapping of journalist Daniel Pearl, a foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, brought attention to the dangers many reporters face while covering conflicts around the world. In early 2002, Mr. Pearl was abducted by terrorists while on assignment in Pakistan and was subsequently killed.
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Newspaper in Education Teacher Instructional Resources Page
Find more than 300 instructional resources at The News-Journal’s unique curriculum web page provided by the NIE Institute. If you are a teacher in Volusia or Flagler (FL) counties, please contact Kris Sternberg for login and password information.