Lesson Plans

Money Smart Students

This four part set of financial lesson plans, targeting 6th through 12th grades, are brought to you in part by Citi, the United Way, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and NIE. Decision-Making 101 Alternative Financing Buying a Car Planning for the Future

Cards in the Classroom is always a favorite for both students and teachers. This year, Cards in the Classroom featured six different players talking about overcoming challenges; Seung Hwan Oh, Kolten Wong, Trevor Rosenthal, Adam Wainwright, Mike Matheny and Lance Lynn.

Agriculture Is Everywhere

Agriculture is important to Missouri, and Missouri makes a significant contribution to feeding our nation and world. Missouri has more than 99,000 family farms, putting it behind only Texas in the most farms in the United States. Learn more about the state of agriculture in our great state!

First Ladies

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we present a series on the First Ladies of America. Readers learn about these important hostesses, advisors and social reformers of the White House. Brought to you by the Missouri Press Foundation and the Joplin Globe.

A Sewer Runs Through It A History of the River Des Peres

The River des Peres was once a lovely, free flowing stream. Today, it is a concrete lined drainage system. How and why did it change? Learn the history of the river and then investigate non point source pollution with your students. Appropriate for grades 5 though 12. Learning Objectives Students will: Develop mapping skills and will observe how rain water...

Ordering For 2019-20 Is Now Open!


Get ready for 2019-20 by ordering the free e-edition now! 

The print edition and SpellCheck may also be ordered.