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Have your students use the e-edition to complete this Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt!

  1. Find something in the newspaper that is heart shaped.
  2. Find an activity in the paper that you would just love to do.
  3. Find five items that come in pairs.
  4. Find a unique gift idea for someone you love.
  5. Find an example of something good for the fitness of your heart.
  6. Find of example of something heartbreaking.
  7. Find an example of someone who has a lot of heart.
  8. Find an example of good or heartening news.
  9. Find an example of someone who is heartless.
  10. Find an example of a "sweetheart deal" in an advertisement.

Modified by the NYNPA News Media Literacy Program from an activity originally created by Audrey Eoff from The Monitor, McAllen, TX.


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Social Media, the Classroom, and the First Amendment

Social Media, the Classroom, and the First Amendment

This teacher’s guide published by the First Amendment Center and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is designed to give teachers the tools and ideas they need to engage students using social media and existing curricula. (Middle and high school level)

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Keep It Real

Keep It Real

The e-edition of the Statesman and this guide will help you teach your middle and high school students about Informational Text.
Produced by the NAA Foundation, copyright 2006

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First Things First

First Things First

Use this guide along with the e-edition of The Austin American-Statesman to teach the five freedoms of the first amendment.
Produced by the NAA Foundation, copyright 2011

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Critical Thinking Through Core Curriculum

Critical Thinking Through Core Curriculum

Activities focused on critical thinking skills for grades 3rd through 12th. Topics include financial literacy, nutrition, the environment, character education and information technology.
Produced by the NAA Foundation, copyright 2010

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Maintain the Brain

Maintain the Brain

A basic skills guide with newspaper activities for all grade levels.
Produced by the NAA Foundation, copyright 2000

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