May 9, 2011

Reproducibles for the May 9, 2011 issue!

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Video

See some of the award-winning artwork by clicking here to view our video.

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

May 9, 2011: Table of Contents

PAGE 2: In the News
China: Invisible Man
Current Events: Five Stories to Watch
Science: In Einstein's Footsteps

PAGE 6: JS Spotlight
Is It a Show or an Ad?
Desperate to grab viewers' attention, advertisers are increasingly blurring the lines between advertising and entertainment.

PAGE 9: News Debate
Should Spain Ban Bullfighting?

PAGE 10: Cover Story
What We Eat
A look at what families around the world consume in a typical week tells us a lot about how they—and we—live.
MapSearch: Food Around the World

PAGE 16: American History Play
Freedom Riders
Fifty years ago, a group of young Americans took a dangerous journey through the South. Their brave act helped change the nation.
Plus: Civil Rights Chronology

PAGE 20: World History
Alexander the Great
In the fourth century B.C., this 20-something military genius conquered half the known world.

PAGE 23: GeoSkills Contest
She Found Mapman!
Meet the winner of our annual "Find MapmanTM" contest.

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