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Missouri Streams and Rivers

Missouri Streams and Rivers

Friday, September 1, 2017

People normally spend Labor Day weekend near water. Find articles about the health of Missouri streams and rivers.

People normally spend Labor Day weekend near water. Find articles about the health of Missouri...

 
 
 
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Breakfast Menu

Breakfast Menu

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

September is National Breakfast Month. To celebrate, find stories about grain farming in Missouri

September is National Breakfast Month. To celebrate, find stories about grain farming in Missouri...

 
Main Idea

Main Idea

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Choose an article from the newspaper, write the main idea in a few words and then note details that support the main idea.

Choose an article from the newspaper, write the main idea in a few words and...

 
Library Math

Library Math

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Find stories about books, libraries or literacy that use numbers as supporting information.

Find stories about books, libraries or literacy that use numbers as supporting information.

 
Science Procedures

Science Procedures

Friday, September 8, 2017

Science is about following procedures. Find a “how-to” article and rearrange the order of the steps. Challenge classmates to logically put the steps back into the correct order.

Science is about following procedures. Find a “how-to” article and rearrange the order of the...

 
 
 
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9 11

Monday, September 11, 2017

Use the index to fin opinion pieces, letters to the editor and editorials about September 11.

Use the index to fin opinion pieces, letters to the editor and editorials about September...

 
Opinion Piece

Opinion Piece

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Write an opinion piece about a controversial land use development that has been in the news.

Write an opinion piece about a controversial land use development that has been in the...

 
Political Cartoons

Political Cartoons

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Write new copy for several political cartoons that changes the meaning.

Write new copy for several political cartoons that changes the meaning.

 
Athletes' Contracts

Athletes' Contracts

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Look for stories about athletes’ contracts. Create a list of five player’s salaries, then calculate the average salary earned by each on a per game basis.

Look for stories about athletes’ contracts. Create a list of five player’s salaries, then calculate...

 
Founding Documents

Founding Documents

Friday, September 15, 2017

Find stories about how the Constitution and other Founding Documents are protected from people and the environment.

Find stories about how the Constitution and other Founding Documents are protected from people and...

 
 
 
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First Amendment

First Amendment

Monday, September 18, 2017

Look for stories about the First Amendment of the Constitution.

Look for stories about the First Amendment of the Constitution.

 
Compare and Contrast Governments and Politics

Compare and Contrast Governments and Politics

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Find stories about the politics and governments of other countries and compare and contrast with ours.

Find stories about the politics and governments of other countries and compare and contrast with...

 
Poetic Headlines

Poetic Headlines

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Select a headline and write a poem using it as the first line.

Select a headline and write a poem using it as the first line.

 
Math in the Newpaper

Math in the Newpaper

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Find as many math references as possible in the paper.

Find as many math references as possible in the paper.

 
Autumnal Equinox

Autumnal Equinox

Friday, September 22, 2017

Today is the autumnal equinox. Find articles about changing of the seasons.

Today is the autumnal equinox. Find articles about changing of the seasons.

 
 
 
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Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

Monday, September 25, 2017

Newspaper stories are written with the 5 w’s and 1 h; who, what, where, when, why and how. Use the stories on the front page and find the 5 w’s and 1 h in each.

Newspaper stories are written with the 5 w’s and 1 h; who, what, where, when,...

 
Local, State, National or International News

Local, State, National or International News

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Examine stories in the newspaper and count the number that cover each of these categories: local, state, national and international events. Draw conclusions about the paper's coverage of each level of news.

Examine stories in the newspaper and count the number that cover each of these categories:...

 
Community History

Community History

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Look for articles, features, photos and columns about the history of the community and write an article about how the area’s past has influenced its present and future.

Look for articles, features, photos and columns about the history of the community and write...

 
Whole Numbers

Whole Numbers

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Find ten whole numbers containing four or more digits in the paper. Write the numbers in Roman numerals.

Find ten whole numbers containing four or more digits in the paper. Write the numbers...

 
STEM Time Capsule

STEM Time Capsule

Friday, September 29, 2017

Find STEM stories about life in 2017 that could be placed in the time capsule.

Find STEM stories about life in 2017 that could be placed in the time capsule....

 
 
 
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Upcoming Student Activities
  • Poetic Headlines

    Poetic Headlines

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Select a headline and write a poem using it as the first line.

    Select a headline and write a poem using it as the first line.

  • Math in the Newpaper

    Math in the Newpaper

    Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Find as many math references as possible in the paper.

    Find as many math references as possible in the paper.

  • Autumnal Equinox

    Autumnal Equinox

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    Today is the autumnal equinox. Find articles about changing of the seasons.

    Today is the autumnal equinox. Find articles about changing of the seasons.

  • Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

    Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

    Monday, September 25, 2017

    Newspaper stories are written with the 5 w’s and 1 h; who, what, where, when, why and how. Use the stories on the front page and find the 5 w’s and 1 h in each.

    Newspaper stories are written with the 5 w’s and 1 h; who, what, where, when,...

  • Local, State, National or International News

    Local, State, National or International News

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Examine stories in the newspaper and count the number that cover each of these categories: local, state, national and international events. Draw conclusions about the paper's coverage of each level of news.

    Examine stories in the newspaper and count the number that cover each of these categories:...

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