May 11, 2009
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Reproducibles for the May 11, 2009 issue!
- TEST-PREP REPRODUCIBLE: Poetry Recipes
- TEST-PREP REPRODUCIBLE: Word Wise: 102 Words to Know
- SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE: South America: Comparing Economies
SKILL: Analyzing Data
- MAPMAN WINNERS!
Find out which readers found Mapman in 2009's "Find Mapman" contest!
- Useful URLs
Find online support for every feature in this issue!
- JS Index 2008-2009
Search through this online index of JS topics from the current issue all the way back to September 1, 2008!
- Lesson Plans
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May 11, 2009: Table of ContentsPAGE 3: NEWS
International: Border Wars
National: Bringing African-Americans Into History
Animals: The Eyes Have It
Debate: Sports Salaries Too High?
Numbers in the News
PAGE 6: TEEN SCENE
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2009
Teens express themselves through poetry, painting, and photography.
PAGE 8: WORLD
Colombia: Life at Dizzying Heights
For young people in the Andes Mountains of Colombia, simple pleasures are worth savoring.
Plus: Teen Diary
PAGE 11: Mapsearch
Reading a Country Map: Colombia
PAGE 12: American history
The Great Depression
During the 1930s, millions of Americans endured hunger and despair. Amid the hardships, many learned valuable life lessons.
PAGE 15: GEOSKILLS CONTEST
She Found Mapman(r)!
PAGE 16: WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness