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Weekly Features

A great vocabulary builder, terrific for SAT practice

Headlines from around the world with an interactive globe. Speech tool can read the story aloud.

Ten+ lesson plans in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies, timed to this week's events.

A video and news activity for students in grades K-3.

A weekly in-depth writing assignment with instructions and news connection

An in-depth look at a story making news this week

An inspirational quote and writing prompt

A brief news story and a writing lesson, updated daily.

Can be printed and distributed to students

A video and news poll activity for grades 4 and higher. Updated weekly.

Informational text with a self-assessment comprehension quiz, updated weekly