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Complete Sixth Grade
Sustainability Curriculum

Publix Super Markets, Inc. has joined efforts with FPES (Florida Press Educational Services) to bring this program to sixth grade students. This FREE NIE Program will show your sixth grade students how to become responsible members of the planet, and to respect all of the resources that it has to offer.

Downloads:

Flip Chart for Interactive White Boards
Note: Only classrooms with white boards will be able to run this file.

Complete supplement as PDF

Teachers Guide


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The Tennessean
Newspaper In Education
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Nashville, TN 37203
615-259-7037 - phone
615-259-8083 - fax
hcummings@gannett.com


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Newspaper In Education
245 W. Lafayette Street
Jackson, TN 38301
731-425-9736 - phone
731-425-9692 - fax
pparham@jacksonsun.com


The Leaf-Chronicle
200 Commerce Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
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224 N. Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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Download a lesson based on political cartoons and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson: Climate warnings grow more dire

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There are more than 180 lessons archived for your use



Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.



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Daily Science Webcasts


Narwhals - Evolution

The narwhal, with its inside-out, eight-foot long tooth, doesn't just look odd; it is a genuine evolutionary anomaly.
Play Audio
-- Apr 23, 2014



Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:


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

-- Front Page Talking Points Archive


National Wildlife Week
March 17th - 23rd

The following resources and activities from National Wildlife Federation, its Affiliates and Partners are designed for educators to teach about the connections between water and the shared need of people and wildlife for clean water. Learn about wildlife in the U.S. with and fun and informative lessons and activities you can do with your students.

Click here for activities


Why Isn't The K.C. Shooting Suspect A 'Terrorist?'

Discussion prompts & video archive.


NIE Special Report

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Children's book authors share their writing experience to help students learn more about the craft and techniques of creative writing.

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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

USA Weekend Teacher Guides

New Teacher's Guides are available every Monday, complete with monthly themes highlighted in a weekly lesson and a monthly activity sheet.

Click here to download guides from USA Weekend



This week's word in the news: STATUTE

DEFINITION:
A written law passed by a legislative body.


FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Why Hernandez, mayor of Miami-Dade County’s second-largest city, can’t be charged with violating Florida’s loan-sharking laws is clear: The statute of limitations — one year — ran out long ago.
The Miami Herald -- 04/21/2014