Lesson Plans

Creative Writing

Most people read the newspaper for local, national and world news. Others like to check their stocks, do the crossword puzzles or follow their favorite sports teams.

Check out these lessons on how to use the newspaper in a different way - creating poetry!

Special thanks to YourWords STL for creating and implementing these lessons...

Check out Newspapers in Education for scary good activities this Halloween!

Looking for Halloween alternatives for your classroom or school? Check out a few of our ideas below:

Design a classroom celebration that revolves around the literary work of your students choice -- Harry Potter, for example! Host a "Boo Bash" after school hours for students...
Computer Coding 101

Drive innovation and creativity in your classroom. Join Scratch the Cat in this four-part series with Maryville University engaging students in the world of computer coding. Learn how to:

Introduce coding to your students Join the online coding community Apply critical thinking skills to the coding process Explore the coding environment and create projects

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Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation, reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®. It is an ideal way for people and communities to unite and take a visible stand against drugs.

Show your personal commitment to a drug-free lifestyle through the symbol of the Red Ribbon,...

This 78th annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America. The theme this year's campaign is “Journalism matters. Now more than ever.” .

During National Newspaper Week 2018, let’s work together to recognize the important role that newspapers play in our society today.

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