February 16, 2009
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- Test-Prep Reproducible: "Jim Crow Laws"
SKILL: Document-Based Questions
- Skills Reproducible: "Just the Facts"
SKILL:Understanding Primary Sources
- Teacher to Teacher: "Extra! Extra!"
SKILL: Understanding Cause and Effect
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February 16, 2009: Table of ContentsPage 3: NEWS
Health: Is TV Viewing a Downer?
National: Tuning in the Techno-Prez
Animals: A Tiny Discovery
Culture: The Big Chill
Debate: Ban Plastic Bags?
Numbers in the News
Page 6: SPECIAL
With money tight for many families, Americans are learning the importance of economics in everyday life. Our guide to basic economic terms will help you make smart financial choices.
PLUS: You and Your Money
Page 9: SKILLS
How do people manage their money? How well do you?
Page 10: AMERICAN HISTORY PLAY
A newsboys' strike in 1899 called attention to the struggles of working kids in the U.S.
PLUS: Child Labor Today
Page 14: TEEN SCENE
Too Much of a Good Thing?
With more kids than ever participating in organized sports, injuries are on the rise.
PLUS: Play It Safe
Page 15: GEOSKILLS
Find Mapman(r) Contest
Page 16: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness