April 13, 2009
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Reproducibles for the April 13, 2009 issue!
- TEST-PREP REPRODUCIBLE: Can You Find the Facts?
SKILL: Web Scavenger Hunt
- CROSSWORD PUZZLE
- SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE: The Final Solution
SKILL: Reading a Chronology
- SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE: What a Waste!
SKILL: Reading a Graph
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April 13, 2009: Table of Contents
PAGE 3: NEWS
Environment: The Wonders of Earth
Entertainment: The Show Must Go On
Debate: Stop Bake Sales at School?
Numbers in the News
PAGE 6: WORLD
Paris Goes Green
One of the world's most beloved cities is finding creative ways to help the environment-and improve residents' quality of life
PLUS: Teen Diary
PAGE 10: MAPSEARCH
Reading a Country Map: France
PAGE 11: SPECIAL PULLOUT SECTION
Earth: Portrait of a Planet
The Earth and You
Earth's Dwindling Resources: The state of oceans, drinking water, air, wildlife, forests, and oil
Food for Thought: An edible schoolyard
Skills: Trash by the numbers
PAGE 19: WORLD HISTORY PLAY
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
Meet an ordinary woman whose quiet courage helped her save the lives of some 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust.
PAGE 22: GEOSKILLS
Heaps of E-Waste
JS spotlights human-environment interaction, one of the five themes of geography.
PAGE 24: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness