March 2, 2009
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Reproducibles for the March 9, 2009 issue!
- TEST-PREP REPRODUCIBLE: Famous First Ladies
SKILL: Reading Comprehension
- CONTEST: Find Mapman
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- SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE: "Five More Who Led the Way"
SKILL: Document-Based Learning
- TEACHER TO TEACHER: "Eleanor Roosevelt’s 'My Day' and Students' 'My Blog'"
SKILL: Exploring Personal Voices
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- JS Index 2008-2009
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March 9, 2009: Table of Contents
Page 3: NEWS
Anthropology: Sleeping Beauties
National: Fair Pay?
Civics: A Friend in Deed . . .
Animals: A Noah's Ark of Frogs
Debate: Online Schools for Kids?
Numbers in the News
Page 6: WORLD
1989: Tiananmen Square Massacre
Twenty years ago this spring, China's army forced a bloody confrontation against peaceful student demonstrators. How far has China come since then in the quest for democracy?
Page 11: SPECIAL PULLOUT SECTION: TECHNOLOGY
Hot New Inventions
Attention, Video Gamers!
Air Force One: A Look Inside
Skills: Techno Communications Graphs
Page 19: AMERICAN HISTORY
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of Courage
Not satisfied with being a President's wife, she became the First Lady of the world.
Page 22: GEOSKILLS
Reading a Satellite Map: Google Ocean
Page 24: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness