March 30, 2009
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SKILL: Making Connections
- SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE: Hadrian
SKILL: Using Context Clues
- TEACHER TO TEACHER: Putting News in Context
SKILL: Seeing the Big Picture
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March 30, 2009: Table of Contents3 NEWS SPECIAL
On February 17, President Barack Obama signed a $787 billion recovery package into law. Will it help jump-start our troubled economy?
Education: Fighting for the Next Generation
International: Yes You KenKen(r)
Debate: Do Smartphones = Smart Kids?
Numbers in the News
Saving Africa's Gorillas
As humans fight over land and resources, mountain gorillas are caught in the middle.
Crisis in the Middle East
What obstacles must be overcome for Israelis and Palestinians to find a lasting peace?
PLUS: Caught in the Cross Fire. JS reporter Cassandra Nelson talks with Israeli and Palestinian kids affected by the latest violence.
Reading a Country Map: Israel and the Palestinian Territories
13 WORLD HISTORY
The Reformer: Martin Luther
At first, he was protesting only what he saw as corruption. But this reformer went on to spark one of the largest religious revolutions in history.
16 WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness