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Eclipse and the Newspaper

Eclipse and the Newspaper

Monday, August 14, 2017

Find and label an example of each of the following in a story about the Great American Eclipse: byline, cutline, dateline and headline.

Find and label an example of each of the following in...

 
Eclipse Mapping

Eclipse Mapping

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Look for stories about cities and counties that have Great American Eclipse events today, then create a map with the information.

Look for stories about cities and counties that have Great American...

 
Eclipse Vocabulary

Eclipse Vocabulary

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Make a list of vocabulary words associated with the Great American Eclipse.

Make a list of vocabulary words associated with the Great American Eclipse.

 
Eclipse Math

Eclipse Math

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Find articles about the length of totality during the eclipse in different parts of the state and calculate the differences.

Find articles about the length of totality during the eclipse in different parts of the...

 
Eclipse Science

Eclipse Science

Friday, August 18, 2017

Find articles about innovations that have enhanced eclipse viewing safety.

Find articles about innovations that have enhanced eclipse viewing safety.

 
 
 
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Great American Eclipse

Great American Eclipse

Monday, August 21, 2017

Use the index to find the pages for classified ads, sports, local news and editorials about the Great American Eclipse.

Use the index to find the pages for classified ads, sports, local news and editorials...

 
Eclipse Traffic

Eclipse Traffic

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Find articles about traffic movement during the eclipse events.

Find articles about traffic movement during the eclipse events.

 
Eclipse Story Telling

Eclipse Story Telling

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Let pictures tell a story. Find several pictures about the eclipse, cut or print these, put them in random order, then write a story that weaves the pictures together.

Let pictures tell a story. Find several pictures about the eclipse, cut or print these,...

 
Eclipse Tourism

Eclipse Tourism

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Find ads listing the price of hotel rooms and articles about how many people visited the state for the eclipse. Estimate how much was spent by these tourists on lodging.

Find ads listing the price of hotel rooms and articles about how many people visited...

 
Eclipse Science Quotes

Eclipse Science Quotes

Friday, August 25, 2017

Find and categorize quotes from scientists about the eclipse.

Find and categorize quotes from scientists about the eclipse.

 
 
 
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Ordering a Subscription

Ordering a Subscription

Monday, August 28, 2017

Find how someone would start a subscription and the price.

Find how someone would start a subscription and the price.

 
Landuse Patterns

Landuse Patterns

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Find and discuss articles on topics such as land use, settlement patterns, or how and why ecosystems change.

Find and discuss articles on topics such as land use, settlement patterns, or how and...

 
Supporting Your Team

Supporting Your Team

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Write a letter to the editor tells how you support your favorite sports team.

Write a letter to the editor tells how you support your favorite sports team....

 
Ad Math

Ad Math

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Find five different advertised items that are listed by one price for multiple items, such as 2 burgers for $4. List the unit price and the price per item.

Find five different advertised items that are listed by one price for multiple items, such...

 
 
 
 
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  • Useful Information

    Useful Information

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    List different types of useful information found in the paper, such as weather and food prices.

    List different types of useful information found in the paper, such as weather and food...

  • Candidate Positions

    Candidate Positions

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Analyze and evaluate local candidates on their positions on health insurance, foreign policy and the economy.

    Analyze and evaluate local candidates on their positions on health insurance, foreign policy and the...

  • Compound Words

    Compound Words

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Find all compound words on the front page.

    Find all compound words on the front page.

  • Graphing the News

    Graphing the News

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Create a graph to display information in an article.

    Create a graph to display information in an article.

  • Acid or Base

    Acid or Base

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Find articles or ads in the paper about potentially dangerous household substances and classify each as an acid or base.

    Find articles or ads in the paper about potentially dangerous household substances and classify each...

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