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The Times-News Newspaper in Education program provides print and electronic replica editions (e-editions) of the newspaper at a reduced rate for use in Alamance County (N.C.) area classrooms. Teachers from elementary to high school use the newspaper as a tool for increasing test scores, improving reading comprehension skills, and helping students experience history as it happens.

STEM – Special Feature

Link to STEM Section
DOWNLOAD THE STEM ZONE TEACHER GUIDE PDF

Mini Page Topics
MINI PAGE TEACHER GUIDES: Standards-based activities that accompany each issue are now available online. Click bbs.amuniversal.com/teaching_guides.html to find specific activities related to every topic.

Sept. 23, 2016
Give a Back a Break
School Backpack Awareness Day is Sept. 21. The Mini Page gives kids and parents suggestions about choosing, packing and carrying a backpack without causing injury.
TEACHER’S GUIDE FOR THIS ISSUE

Sept. 30, 2016
Washed Ashore
In Bandon, Oregon, an artist and teacher is repurposing some of the millions of pounds of garbage that wash up on beaches into beautiful works of art with a message.
TEACHER’S GUIDE FOR THIS ISSUE

Oct. 7, 2016
A Sweet Treat
Candy corn is everywhere around Halloween and Thanksgiving. The Mini Page looks back at the history of this iconic treat and shares some Halloween safety tips.
TEACHER’S GUIDE FOR THIS ISSUE

Oct 14, 2016
Mini Page Heroes: Elie Wiesel
This summer, we lost Elie Wiesel, one of the strongest voices of the Holocaust. In ourMini Page Heroes series, we we learn about his young life and his work after the war.
TEACHER’S GUIDE FOR THIS ISSUE



NEW! “Mini Page” Quiz, aligned with Common Core

The NC Press Foundation provides a weekly quiz you can use with the “Mini Page.” It is aligned with the Common Core. Download it here each week (archived copies of the quiz also available). http://ncpressfoundation.org/how-news-connects

 

Click here for an archive of past issues of the Mini Page