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Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:00am to 11:00pm

Look for examples of these figures of speech in editorial cartoons: metaphor, simile, hyperbole, satire and irony.

Look for examples of these figures of speech in editorial cartoons: metaphor, simile, hyperbole, satire...

 
Headline Angles

Headline Angles

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Measure all of the angles found in the letters of a headline.

Measure all of the angles found in the letters of a headline.

 
Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time

Friday, November 3, 2017

Find articles that explain the reasons behind Daylight Saving Time.

Find articles that explain the reasons behind Daylight Saving Time.

 
 
 
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Headline Rewrite

Headline Rewrite

Monday, November 6, 2017

Rewrite all headlines on the front page.

Rewrite all headlines on the front page.

 
Cabinet Members

Cabinet Members

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Find mentions of as many Cabinet members as possible.

Find mentions of as many Cabinet members as possible.

 
Alphabetize

Alphabetize

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Put all of the words in an article into alphabetical order.

Put all of the words in an article into alphabetical order.

 
Digits

Digits

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Count the number of times each digit from 1 to 10 appears in the ads.

Count the number of times each digit from 1 to 10 appears in the ads.

 
Veterans Health

Veterans Health

Friday, November 10, 2017

Find articles about veterans’ health problems and advances that have been made in treatment.

Find articles about veterans’ health problems and advances that have been made in treatment....

 
 
 
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Social Media Check

Social Media Check

Monday, November 13, 2017

Use the newspaper to check the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of a story on social media.

Use the newspaper to check the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of a...

 
History Rewrite

History Rewrite

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Choose an important event in history and write a front page article about it.

Choose an important event in history and write a front page article about it....

 
Greeting Cards

Greeting Cards

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Use ads and stories to write sentiments that could be put on greeting cards.

Use ads and stories to write sentiments that could be put on greeting cards....

 
Math Classification

Math Classification

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Classify numbers in the paper as fractions, even or odd, currency, percentages, etc.

Classify numbers in the paper as fractions, even or odd, currency, percentages, etc.

 
Locally Sourced Foods

Locally Sourced Foods

Friday, November 17, 2017

Check stories about locally sourced foods for information on the healthiness of the items.

Check stories about locally sourced foods for information on the healthiness of the items....

 
 
 
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Newspaper Evolution

Newspaper Evolution

Monday, November 20, 2017

Write an editorial on how and why newspapers should evolve.

Write an editorial on how and why newspapers should evolve.

 
Constitutional Rights

Constitutional Rights

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Religious freedom is a Constitutional right. Look for stories on other rights embedded in the Constitution.

Religious freedom is a Constitutional right. Look for stories on other rights embedded in the...

 
First Thanksgiving

First Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Find a story about the first Thanksgiving. Rewrite it as you envision how the events occurred.

Find a story about the first Thanksgiving. Rewrite it as you envision how the events...

 
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

 
Happy Thanksgiving Season

Happy Thanksgiving Season

Friday, November 24, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving Season

Happy Thanksgiving Season

 
 
 
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Ranking Articles

Ranking Articles

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rank articles in the paper for importance, proximity and timeliness.

Rank articles in the paper for importance, proximity and timeliness.

 
Freedom of the Press

Freedom of the Press

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Write a letter to the editor about freedom of the press.

Write a letter to the editor about freedom of the press.

 
Synonym Search

Synonym Search

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Find as many synonyms for the word “said” as you can in the paper.

Find as many synonyms for the word “said” as you can in the paper....

 
Math Problems

Math Problems

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Write six math problems using numbers from ads.

Write six math problems using numbers from ads.

 
 
 
 
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Upcoming Student Activities
  • Locally Sourced Foods

    Locally Sourced Foods

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Check stories about locally sourced foods for information on the healthiness of the items.

    Check stories about locally sourced foods for information on the healthiness of the items....

  • Newspaper Evolution

    Newspaper Evolution

    Monday, November 20, 2017

    Write an editorial on how and why newspapers should evolve.

    Write an editorial on how and why newspapers should evolve.

  • Constitutional Rights

    Constitutional Rights

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Religious freedom is a Constitutional right. Look for stories on other rights embedded in the Constitution.

    Religious freedom is a Constitutional right. Look for stories on other rights embedded in the...

  • First Thanksgiving

    First Thanksgiving

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Find a story about the first Thanksgiving. Rewrite it as you envision how the events occurred.

    Find a story about the first Thanksgiving. Rewrite it as you envision how the events...

  • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving

    Thursday, November 23, 2017

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving

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