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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Using the newspaper is a great learning experiment
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 10:22 am

Something that we have done with the newspaper is article analysis. It is really cool, because we got to read things about our town, and the things that are going on. We also got to do a vocabulary search that allows us to go through the newspaper and find cool words we've never seen.

Thank you for spending your money to buy my class newspapers
Posted: July 22, 2014

I am writing to thank you for spending your money to buy my class newspapers. My favorite thing I did with the newspaper was how we searched for nouns, verbs and adjectives. We looked at the weather forecast and some entertaining stories.

I enjoy reading the Washington Missourian
Posted: July 22, 2014

I also get to know about stuff that is going on in Washington, like if there is a new building being built, when the fair is coming, or if something big happens in sports. The newspaper lets me know.

We can learn a lot if we open a newspaper and read
Posted: July 22, 2014

As we grow older, we also grow more curious about what is going on around us. Most would go to the TV and turn on the news. Why not read instead?

Wednesday 07/16/2014
You guys just keep up what you are doing with the newspaper
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 7:23 pm

Thanks for everything you write in your newspaper. Lily's Story we read all of those. We read the First Ladies stories. We also used it for our newspaper unit. You guys just keep up what you are doing with the newspaper.

The newspaper tells what is going on in the world
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 7:24 pm

I am so happy. The newspaper tells what is going on in the world. It shows what is coming soon. It shows the cute pictures of nature.

The newspaper has a lot of cool articles to read about each week
Posted: July 16, 2014

I would like to thank you for donating newspapers to Washington High School. We used the newspapers for a lot of things like summarizing and finding verbs and nouns. I liked reading the newspaper to see what was going on in our community. Another reason I liked reading the Missourian was because it was more fun than reading books. The newspaper has a lot of cool articles to read about each week!

It is good to be "in the know."
Posted: July 16, 2014

My class and I want to THANK YOU for the opportunity to use your newspapers this year.  We enjoy reading the paper and using it for various projects and assignments throughout the year.  It is good to be "in the know."

I can't imagine teaching without using the newspapers
Posted: July 16, 2014

Thanks for all you do to make NIE so easy to do -- and so rewarding for us teachers and for our students.

My ELL High School students are learning so much
Posted: July 16, 2014

We are on our third Famous Missouri Journalist and my ELL High School students are learning so much. I have several students who have been in the United States one year or less and they have greatly benefited from these selections.

The newspaper is awesome
Posted: July 16, 2014

Thank you for everything you do. We use the newspaper a lot. We read the first lady story every day. The newspaper is awesome.

We used the newspapers for many different things this school year
Posted: July 16, 2014

Thank you for sponsoring our school and for supporting our educational needs through the gift of free newspapers. You have helped us out so much! It was great using the newspapers when learning concepts in English class as well as reading about what is going on in our town.

We use them for special projects
Posted: July 16, 2014

Thank you for letting us expand our education by giving us the newspapers. We are thankful to have them. We use many of them for special projects. We also learned a lot about our community!

The newspaper helped us know what's going on in our community
Posted: July 16, 2014

Thank you for your donation of the newspaper this school year. We used your donations for many activities in our English class. We used the newspaper to keep up to date on current events and to learn and review grammar and the parts of speech. It also helped us learn how to identify the main idea. Your donation was helpful in many ways.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Newspapers have something for everyone.
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 6:06 pm

Thank you for supplying our fourth grade class with newspapers this school year. I loved reading the weekly chapters of "Lily's Story." I was glad to read it while I could not afford the book. I never really knew how to fold a newspaper, and how to read and comprehend it. Thanks to you, now I know how to read and fold a newspaper.

Curriculum Resources

Check out what's ahead for Missourian In Education this fall

Click on the PDF to see a week-by-week schedule of youth features and events planned for the Missourian In Education program this fall!

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Tiny Grains of Dust From Way-Way-Outer Space!

Everything around us came from an ancient swirling disk of dust. Our sun, our planet, and the planets of our solar system all formed from the remnants of this disk. Our mountains, our animals, and even us humans came from the sun that formed from this disk. Nobody on Earth has ever handled anything that came from anywhere else.

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Bright Flash on the Moon Leads to a New Crater

On March 17th, 2013, a meteor the size of a small boulder traveling over 70 times the speed of a bullet crashed into the surface of the Moon. It created an explosion so bright that it could be seen from Earth—without a telescope! Scientists think that the force of the explosion was the same as about 5 tons of dynamite going off all at once.

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Search and Rescue Dog will be the Star of January Serial Story

Lilly, a search and rescue dog from Joplin, will be the star of the Reading Across Missouri project slated to appear in The Missourian beginning in the Jan. 11-12, 2014, issue. Joplin Globe reporter Scott Meeker shares the duo's story in a feature on the Weimaraner and her owner, Tara Prosser, in a feature you can read on the newspaper's website.

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NIE Week Curriculum Available

This year, the American Press Institute (formerly the Newspaper Association of America Foundation) has partnered with the Newseum on  the annual curriculum. API has been creating Newspaper In Education Week curriculum for more than 25 years.

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Goodnight, Moons?

Go outside when the Moon is full. Look up and imagine you see two Moons, instead of one. Some scientists think that long ago Earth may have had two Moons.

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The Science of Space Art

You may have seen colorful, eye-popping space images in books or on NASA websites. There are beautiful spiral galaxies that shine in pinks and blues; glowing green and yellow clouds with great white-tipped columns; or the radiant leftovers of exploded stars that may look like an eye or a spider.

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Newspaper In Education Institute

Our membership to the Newspaper In Education Institute provides local educators access to more than 300 instructional resources, including teacher guides, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources, video & audio teacher training modules, and the popular NIE Instructional Calendar.

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