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NIEonline.com: Serving Newspapers in Education

Providing content and web services
for Newspaper in Education programs


Teachers: For more classroom resources make sure you contact your LOCAL NEWSPAPER

Sample the NIEonline.com content modules below


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Uranium workers dying after working Namibia mine, report warns

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

Archive of Geography quizzes

‘Boston Strong’ spirit and strict security mark Monday marathon, shadowed by 2013 blasts

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


Words in the News

Interactive vocabulary quiz based on stories found in your newspaper.

Sample the quiz

Lesson Plans Categorized by Grade Level

Let your teachers tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:

Elementary (Grades K-4)
Middle (Grades 5-8)
Secondary (Grades 9-12)

Educational links library

A library of links to resources for teachers is maintained for you. Links are classified according to grade levels and descriptions are included.

Sample the links

Downloadable lesson for 04/25/14 
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Cartoon Evaluation Worksheet
For use with these lessons or with cartoons from your newspaper

Climate warnings grow more dire

Teachers: Download the lesson and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

Common Core State Standard
RL.CSS.2/4 Grades 6-12:
Students determine the meaning of political cartoons through the analysis of their literal, symbolic and figurative meanings of the elements the artist used and their effect. Students are asked to describe the overall effect of the cartoon, and how the artist’s choices combine to create that effect.

Finally, students determine the purpose of the cartoon and how it relates to current issues through discussion questions. A blank cartoon is provided to assist students in writing their own caption based on their understanding of the cartoons meaning

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04/14/14


Climate warnings grow more dire

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03/31/14


Americans experience Russia deja vu

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03/17/14


Missing plane is a global mystery

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03/03/14


Proposed military cuts stir debate

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02/17/14


Olympic spying stirs controversy

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02/03/14


Obama strategy: Go around Congress

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01/20/14


Russia locks down Olympic security

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01/06/14


Data thieves target holiday shoppers

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12/09/13


Is Amazon's drone plan just hot air?

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11/25/13


Borrowing a classic for a new message

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11/11/13


Is it OK to use religious images?

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10/28/13


Similar images, different messages

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10/14/13


Cartoons dress up for Halloween

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09/30/13


Can the mentally ill easily get guns?

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09/16/13


'World policeman' finds little support

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09/02/13


King's dream and voting rights

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08/19/13


Rating Congress and cockroaches

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08/05/13


Is much of our future set at birth?

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07/22/13


Stores see fat sales of Twinkies

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07/08/13


Using pop culture to make a point

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06/24/13


Dangers of unintended consequences

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Contact us for more info      Phone: 248 879 2133      E-mail: info@nieonline.com      Online Publications Inc., 55 E. Long Lake Rd. #416, Troy MI 48085