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.
Order the Times-News original
10-chapter serial story for young readers.
The story begins
Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Times-News.
~ ORDER BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 25 ~
WHAT YOU GET: When you order, you will receive the Times-News delivered to your school every Tuesday for 10 weeks (Jan. 29 – March 26) and access to free online resources to use with the story.
STORY DESCRIPTION: In her fictional account, “Howling for Home,” author Joan Carris writes a story from a dog’s point of view of finding his way home. Carris’ story reminds dog owners to consider the needs of their animals and, specifically, their need for work, exercise and training. The author wants readers to imagine life-changing experiences from the perspective of a dog she admires, a Bernese puppy named Beau.
Elementary and up.
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