Lesson Plans

News Literacy

Journalists strive for truth and accuracy, fairness and balance, accountability, independence and to serve humanity. Pew Research Center indicates 81% of American adults feel that they are at least somewhat confident in their ability to identify fake news. But for all of this confidence, 23% say they have shared fake news, whether knowingly or unknowingly.

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St. Louis Cardinals

Cards in the Classroom celebrates literacy this season as Cardinals players share how reading is important to their lives now AND when they were younger. Featured players include:
Stephen Piscotty
Matt Carpenter
Mike Leake
Aledmys Diaz
Marco Gonzales
Dexter Fowler

The Little Mermaid By Hans Christian Andersen

This is the original story with only slight editing. Teachers and students will enjoy comparing and contrasting the original tale with the modern story with which they are familiar. The story has sequences and an ending that will surprise students.

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Black History Month 2017

Black History Month is a time to celebrate achievements of black Americans. This year, NIE joins with the Missouri Press in offering lessons on the Civil War Amendments, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Martin Luther King.

Jim the Wonder Dog

Have you ever felt like your dog understands you? Sam Van Arsdale did. In fact, Sam’s dog understood English, French and even Morse Code! This is the story of Jim the Wonder Dog — a Llewellin Setter living in the 1930s who amazed everyone with his ability to follow any command, hunt like a champion and even predict the future....

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.