October 11, 2010

Reproducibles for the October 11, 2010 issue!

PowerPoint Slide Show

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Teacher's Edition

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Online Resources

October 11, 2010: Table of Contents

PAGE 2: In the News
National: Who Gets to Be an American?
History: A Pardon for Billy the Kid?
International: Anne Frank's Tree Falls in Amsterdam
Elections: Get Ready for Midterms!

PAGE 6: Cover Story
A Message From Mother Nature?
Is climate change to blame for the recent wild weather?

PAGE 9: News Debate
Is Google Making Us Stupid?

PAGE 10: JS Spotlight
Cuba at a Crossroads
After decades under Communism and the Castro brothers, Cubans wonder what comes next.
Plus: Cuba's government
MapSearch: Cuba and the U.S.

PAGE 16: American History Play
From Slavery to Freedom
In 1755, Olaudah Equiano was sold into slavery at age 11. What would it take to gain his freedom?

PAGE 20: World History
The Cradle of Civilization
Mesopotamia was a land of many firsts-including superheroes.

PAGE 22: GeoSkills
Land and Water, From A to V
Can you tell the difference between a canyon and a mesa? A bay and a gulf? Learn more about the landforms and waterways around us.

PAGE 24: The Back Page
Cartoon Corner/Words to Know

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