May 10, 2010
Reproducibles for the May 10, 2010 issue!
PowerPoint Slide Show
The 2010 World Cup—soccer’s biggest event—begins on June 11 in South Africa. Learn more about the most popular sport on Earth by clicking here to view our slide show.
- ONLINE-ONLY SKILLS REPRODUCIBLE
"A Word From the White House"
SKILL: Vocabulary in context
- ONLINE-ONLY YEAR-END QUIZ
"Word Wise: 102 Words to Know"
- ONLINE-ONLY VOLCANO Q & A
Unravel the mysteries of volcanoes
- ONLINE-ONLY GROLIER ENCYCLOPEDIA
Read more about volcanoes
- ONLINE-ONLY SUMMER ADVENTURES
Countdown to Summer
Biking in Tanzania
- ONLINE-ONLY GOVERNMENTS IN ACTION SKILLS MANUAL
- TEACHER TO TEACHER
"Commander in Chief"
SKILL: Understanding the Executive Branch
- KNOWLEDGE BOWL
- PUZZLES REPRODUCIBLE
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May 10, 2010: Table of Contents
PAGE 2: News Shorts
PAGE 4: News Special
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?
Plus: Terror in Juárez
PAGE 6: News Debate
Ban Bake Sales?
PAGE 8: HOT TOPIC: World
In the Shadow of a Stadium
In one South African city preparing for the World Cup, a shiny new stadium exposes a divide between the haves and the have-nots.
Plus: 21st-Century Governments in Action
PAGE 12: MapSearch
The World Cup
PAGE 14: History
American History Play
While U.S. troops fought in Korea, President Truman and his top General had a battle of their own: Who would control the military?
PAGE 18: Making Connections
The Red Scare
PAGE 20: Geography
He Found Mapman!
Where in the world did Mapman™ go?
PAGE 22: GeoSkills
Saving Civil War Sites
PAGE 24: What Do You Know?
JS’s 102 Words to Know; Hero Contest Winner; Eyewitness