February 28, 2011

Reproducibles for the February 28, 2011 issue!

PowerPoint Slide Show

Learn more about Afghanistan by clicking here to view our slide show.

Teacher's Edition

You can download this issue's Teacher's Edition here. (Please note that the answer key has been removed from the Teacher's Edition available online.)

Online Resources

February 28, 2011: Table of Contents

PAGE 2: In the News
International: Uprising in Egypt
Civics: The Peace Corps at 50
Food: Bison Burgers
Sports: NFL in Super Trouble?

PAGE 6: JS Spotlight
Growing Up Digital
Yours is the first generation to
be connected 24/7 to phones and computers. Are your brains being rewired?
Plus: Zoomed In or Zoned Out?

PAGE 9: News Debate
Should the U.S. Strengthen Gun-Control Laws?

PAGE 10: Cover Story
Marriage—or Else

In Afghanistan, girls as young as 8 are forced into marriage—often with brutal consequences.
Plus: Afghanistan’s Government
MapSearch: Afghanistan

PAGE 16: American History Play
Thurgood Marshall

How the great-grandson of a slave became the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American Justice
Plus: Supreme Court Firsts

PAGE 20: Special Supplement
Drugs and Your Body

PAGE 22: Geoskills Contest
Find Mapman!
If you figure out where Mapman™ went and draw a map of his final destination, you could win a Wii!

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

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