Lesson Plans

The Hundred Dresses

In this stage adaptation of the beloved Newbery Honor book, young immigrant Wanda Petronski faces bullies every day. Her classmates tease her until one day she disappears from school. Filled with guilt, the other students decide to find out what happened to Wanda to make amends. But is it too late? Bullying, friendship, empathy and forgiveness are at the...

Lewis & Clark

Newspapers in Education is celebrating The Monumental Return of Lewis & Clark with Explore St. Louis in this four-part classroom series.

Follow the Corps of Discovery as they embark on their expedition and the events they encountered along the way. Explore mapping with your students and discover the impact their expedition had over time.

Thank...

Sky Zone

In partnership with Sky Zone Chesterfield , Newspapers in Education is exploring physics and the Scientific Method in a whole new way! Explore the Scientific Method, Newton's Laws of Motion and more with a unique aerial twist.

Science + Trampolines = High flying, learning FUN!

For the complete curriculum and to learn more about Skyience...

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...

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