November 23, 2009
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"You Can Make a Difference!"
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"Norway in Literature"
SKILL: Vocabulary in Context
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"George Washington, at the Source"
SKILL: Developing Professionally
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SKILL: Reading a Chronology
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November 23, 2009: Table of ContentsPAGE 3: News
Adventure: Solo Sailor
Fossils: Little Dino
Numbers in the News
Debate: Single-Sex Classes?
Space: Destination Mars?
PAGE 8: World
For Norwegian teens, living near the top of the world means long winter nights, endless summer days, and awesome northern lights. PLUS: 21st Century Governments in Action; Teen Diary
PAGE 11: MapSearch
Reading a Country Map: Norway
PAGE 12: Special Section
Citizenship in Action
We the Kids
What does it take to be a good citizen in a democracy? In the U.S., young people are leading the way.
Can We Talk?
Are political debates uglier than ever? JS looks at an incident from the present and three from the past.
The Great American Quiz
Aspiring U.S. citizens are required to take a test about their new country. Could you pass it?
PAGE 18: American History Play
General Washington's Spectacles
In 1782, the hero of the American Revolution faced an Army rebellion that could have brought down the young United States.
PAGE 22: GeoSkills
Vietnam Revs Up
Mapman remembers a trip to this Southeast Asian country as he highlights the second theme of geography: place.
PAGE 24: What Do You Know?
Word Wise; Cartoon; Eyewitness