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September 6, 2010

New! DIFFERENTIATED TEEN SPOTLIGHT ARTICLES

Find interactive, printable versions of this issue’s Teen Spotlight feature "On Drugs at 13," along with Listen & Read audio podcasts, self-scoring quizzes, and whiteboard-ready printable skills sheets—all at three differentiated Lexile® versions! Click a Lexile® level below to find the right resources for your students.

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VIDEOS AND LINKS FOR THIS ISSUE!

See more photos for "Bubble Gum Art," p. 3, a preview of the movie Avatar, which is this issue’s Readers Theater Play, information about teen drug abuse to provide background for the article on p. 12, and video about another teen who went for drug treatment at Phoenix House, like Kenny, the subject of "On Drugs at 13" on p. 12.

SKILLS SHEETS AND SELF-SCORING QUIZZES

Online-Only Skills Sheets:
(For the web site address that lists answers to these skills sheets, look at the answer key in your printed Teachers Edition.)

• The Facts About LeBron
SKILL: Fact vs. Opinion
BASED ON: "Lessons from LeBron," p. 4
PRINTABLE PDF | SELF-SCORING QUIZ

• Match the Meaning
SKILL: Vocabulary Review/Using Context Clues
BASED ON: "On Drugs at 13,” p. 12, and "Texting Can Kill,” p. 16
PRINTABLE PDF | SELF-SCORING QUIZ

• All About "Texting Can Kill”
SKILL: Reading Comprehension Test Prep
BASED ON: "Texting Can Kill,” p. 16
PRINTABLE PDF | SELF-SCORING QUIZ

• Sum It Up
SKILL: Summarizing
BASED ON: "No Teens Allowed,” p. 20
PRINTABLE PDF

• Graph It
SKILL: Creating a Bar Graph
BASED ON: "Texting Can Kill” p. 16
PRINTABLE PDF

From the Magazine:

• Show What You Know
SKILL: Reading Comprehension Test Prep
BASED ON: "On Drugs at 13," p. 12
SELF-SCORING QUIZ

• Texting Teens
SKILL: Reading a Bar Graph
BASED ON: "Texting Can Kill," p. 16
SELF-SCORING QUIZ

From the Teacher’s Edition:


• Put It Together
SKILL: Understanding Contractions
PRINTABLE PDF

• What Made That Happen?
SKILL: Cause and Effect
PRINTABLE PDF

• Back It Up
SKILL: Main Idea and Details
PRINTABLE PDF

TEACHER'S EDITION
Download this issue’s Teacher’s Edition here. (Answers have been removed.)
 

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