Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

You read the newspaper to find out the news of the day. But there’s much more you can do with the St. Louis Post Dispatch ePost or Print Edition in your classroom. Thumb through the following subjects to find ideas on how to use stories in the main section, box scores in the sports section, and even the comic strips in lessons to help boost your students’ literacy and skills! 
We want to keep these lists growing, so send your newspaper-related lesson ideas to nie@post-dispatch.com with “Lesson plans” in the subject line to share with other teachers! Look for fun, interactive lessons; available soon with your NIE online registration. 

Since 1987, Geography Awareness Week has provided opportunities for schools and families to engage in entertaining educational experiences. Geography Awareness Week is November 13-17. Explore geography with your students with these lessons!

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Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.

Newspapers in Education will feature lessons November 6-10 to say thank you to those...

Looking for scary good activities for your classroom this Halloween? Look no further, NIE has you covered!

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* Series begins Monday, October 23 *

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...

* October 2 - October 6 *

This series will share the importance of newspapers and journalists who have worked to dedicated their lives to the industry.

Ordering For 2017-18 Is Now Open!

Get ready for 2017-18 by ordering the free ePost now! 

The print edition and SpellCheck may also be ordered.