January 19, 2009
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SKILL: Using a Chronology
- Crossword Puzzle
- Teacher to Teacher: "Get to Know Andrew Jackson"
SKILL: Honing Research Skills
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January 19, 2009: Table of ContentsPAGE 3: NEWS
National: January 20: Obama's First Day
Civics: Making Dreams Come True
Sports: Bound for Glory
Technology: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
Debate: Year-round School?
Numbers in the News
PAGE 6: TEEN SCENE
Do you post photos and videos of yourself online, or even just send IMs and e-mails? If so, beware: It's easy for anyone to view the images and read your messages.
PAGE 9: AMERICAN HISTORY PLAY
Andrew Jackson was the first U.S. President to not come from wealth and privilege. Read about the wild and wacky inauguration his election sparked.
PAGE 15: GEOSKILLS
What time should you tune in to watch your favorite basketball team play?
PAGE 16: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness
Heads-Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body
Read about three teens whose research is helping to shape the science behind drug abuse and addiction.