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The Evolution of Syria’s Conflict - Interactive Feature. Rebels seize territory and repel security forces for the first time June 2011Jisr al-Shughour More than 120 government troops are killed by what Syria’s state broadcaster calls “armed gangs.”

The Evolution of Syria’s Conflict - Interactive Feature

The government retakes Jisr al-Shoughour later in the month and chases dissidents nearby. Thousands flee to Turkey, where defectors form the Free Syrian Army. Defectors and militias attack government forces Sept. 2011Rastan Militias and defecting soldiers control parts of Rastan in September. After several successful attacks the insurgency is still unable to hold ground Dec. 2011Jabal al-Zawiyah Insurgents conduct a series of effective attacks against government forces in November. Resistance near Damascus prevents the government from retaking a town Jan. The government negotiates a cease-fire in Zabadani after rebels stop the advance of security forces on Jan. 18.

Every swipe helps put families on the map. CNN - Breaking News, U.S., World, Weather, Entertainment & Video News. World News. Current History. TeachMideast Digital Book - TeachMideast. Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. World Vision Australia - New- You Can Now Create Custom Maps in Google Drive. July 4, 2015 A couple of days ago, Google announced that Google Apps users can now access Google My Maps right from their Google Drive account.

New- You Can Now Create Custom Maps in Google Drive

This means that you can seamlessly create, manage and share your custom maps directly from your Drive. To locate My Maps in your Drive, Click on ’New’ then select ‘more’ and click on ‘ Google My Maps’ as shown in the screenshot below. My Maps by Google allows you to create custom maps to share and publish on the web. You can easily visualize and map data, search places to add to your map, draw lines and shapes, add colors, marker icons and labels, and customize your maps the way you want. As a teacher, you can use My Maps for a variety of educational purposes from giving directions to students and parents for next field trip to organizing virtual trips to world museums and art exhibition. UNHCR. Student News. DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more!

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Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. Results for Social Studies. 9 sources of news for kids that you may not know about. Newspapers have always been an excellent educational resource for teachers.

9 sources of news for kids that you may not know about

Now with the Common Core's focus on reading non-fiction material, they are more valuable than ever. Many of the classrooms that I have visited have been using either Time for Kids or CNN Students News and with good reason as both are terrific resources. Below are nine additional websites to consider when incorporating news into the classroom. NewselaNewsela is an awesome site that I previously shared and it helps students develop close reading and critical thinking skills by offering current event articles with varying levels of text complexity. Lexile levels of an article range from 2nd grade up to 12th grade which allows for differentiation within the same classroom. Australia's Wartime History - Digital Education Resources. Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events. Map View. Anyone seeking permission to use or reproduce the front page of a newspaper featured in our Today’s Front Pages online gallery must contact the newspaper’s publisher directly.

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U.S. copyright laws apply. The Newseum DOES NOT provide access to front pages from previous dates. The archives include dates of historical significance only. The Newseum is not responsible for the content on the front pages. To protect the Newseum’s agreement with the newspapers featured in the gallery, a watermark is occasionally instituted during news events of historic significance. Share link_type: internal_linkexternal_url: 2292new_window: 0. Easy English news, short news, English story, reading skills for you. AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Congress clears way to sue Saudis Teachers: Download the lesson and print it out for use in your classroom.

AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

(PDF format) Common Core State Standard RL.CSS.2/4 Grades 6-12: Students determine the meaning of political cartoons through the analysis of their literal, symbolic and figurative meanings of the elements the artist used and their effect. Students are asked to describe the overall effect of the cartoon, and how the artist’s choices combine to create that effect. Finally, students determine the purpose of the cartoon and how it relates to current issues through discussion questions.

NOTE: You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to use these files. Cagle Post: Cartoons & Commentary. The Ultimate List of Trending, Real Time Search and Social Search Websites - You Brand. The genuine news aggregator for the latest web buzz. Engage - Current affairs for students. Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts - Slate Magazine. The Onion - America's Finest News Source.