April 4, 2011

Reproducibles for the April 4, 2011 issue!

PowerPoint Slide Show

Learn more about Rebeca Castro da Silva's life in a Brazilian favela by clicking here to view our slide show.

Teacher's Edition

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Online Resources

April 4, 2011: Table of Contents

PAGE 2: In the News
Somalia: 21st-Century Pirates
Animals: The Princess of Primates
History: Jefferson’s Bookshelf
Mideast/Africa: Songs for a Dictator

PAGE 6: Special Report
Disaster in Japan
On March 11, a massive earthquake struck Japan, triggering a tsunami that flattened entire towns and unleashed a potential nuclear catastrophe. Could it happen here?

PAGE 8: Cover Story
G.I. Janes
Women are still officially banned from combat. But in Afghanistan and Iraq, they’re fighting—and dying—alongside men.

PAGE 11: News Debate

Should People Be Able to Buy Junk Food With Food Stamps?

PAGE 12: JS Spotlight
Is This Brazil’s Moment?

With the World Cup and the Olympic Games on the horizon, Brazil may finally be living up to its promise.
Plus: Brazil’s Government
MapSearch: South America

PAGE 18: American History Play
The Lone Eagle

For Charles Lindbergh—determined to make aviation history in 1927—the sky was no longer the limit.
Plus: The Trial of the Century

PAGE 22: GeoSkills
World Time Zones

If it’s 9 a.m. in Miami, why is it 2 p.m. in London?

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

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