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Science

Critical Thinking Through Core Curriculum - Using Print and Digital Newspapers - a teachers' guide covering five themes: Financial Literacy, Nutrition, the Environment, Character Education and Information Technology. The guide provides an opportunity to teach critical thinking skills through subjects that will be vital to students' success as adults. The student activities are available in three levels - Grades 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. (47 pages - NAA Foundation, March 2010)

NIE Week 2010 - Newspaper In Education: A 21st Century Learning Tool - a teaching guide focused on critical thinking skills using the topics of financial literacy, nutrition, the environment, character education and information technology. The guide is divided into three levels (Grades 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) and includes reproducable student worksheets. (47 pages - NAA Foundation, 2010) See pages 9-32 for classroom activities arranged by subject and level.

Vocabulary

The website, Vocabulary University, was created in May '97 with the idea that free puzzles with pleasing, interactive graphics would draw participants into learning vocabulary words at all levels. The site to go to is http://www.myvocabulary.com/