Lesson Plans

Career Preparation

NIE helps prepare students for a wide-range of careers by offering this two part Career Preparation program. On February 27, students in elementary grades will be introduced to the roles, responsibilities and educational needs of Community Helpers. On March 6, high school students will learn how to research careers and how to make post-secondary school decisions based on economics and...

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.

Episodes in this eleven part series will be posted starting February...

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.

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