April 12, 2010
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Printables for This Issue
- WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA? Print this 5-question critical-thinking quiz based on articles in this issue.
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This Issue's Online Resources
GO GREEN: IT'S THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF EARTH DAY
ACT GREEN: Interactive Graphs, Polls, and Charts
PLAY GREEN: Interactive Tools and Games
THINK GREEN: Earth Day Message Board: Share your thoughts.
BE INCLUSIVE: APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH
Twelve-year-old Ryan Elizabeth Peete and her mom, actress Holly Robinson Peete, team up to write My Brother Charlie, a children's book that encourages compassion and understanding for children with autism. Get more information from Grolier about a disorder that affects hundreds of thousands of American kids.
CIVICS LESSON: PASSAGE OF HEALTH CARE REFORM
LESSON PLAN: "Be Informed, Speak Up, Act"
Health Care Questions for Students
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Reproducibles from the Teacher's Edition