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The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Student Comments on Grand Jury Decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island
Some of the most thoughtful and interesting responses we received on these issues via our Student Opinion questions. Bring your students to respond!
Here are seven paragraphs from a Nov. 28 article, “Holiday Window Displays Lure Them Inside, by Dazzling Outside.” Can you choose the best word to complete each blank?
Should parts of the Grand Canyon that lie outside the official national park boundaries be protected? Why?
Our Year in Rap Student Contest is back for a fourth round, and given how busy 2014 has been, we don’t think you’ll have any trouble finding topics.
Construction of the estuarium, which will occupy the end of the 840-foot pier between North Moore and Hubert Streets, is expected to begin in 2017.
Our school zone includes the best restaurants, coffee shops and brew pubs and some of the most jaw-dropping house prices in the city, and yet, for our pride in all things “local,” our little school has been neglected by the population it was meant to serve.
The success by Bozano Investimentos in raising money for its new private equity fund is another indication that some investors are looking beyond Brazil’s current economic travails.
It’s easy for older parents to mock the new generation of wearable devices available to parents of infants—but the prospect of all that information must be tempting, if parents can get the gadgets to work.
If the goal is to explain the news in a way that helps children understand the world they live in, this morning, I failed.
The University of Alabama-Birmingham said it would terminate its football program, becoming the first university in the top college sports tier to do so in nearly 20 years.
Social emotional learning is what allows students control their behavior, understand how their personal behavior impacts others, and enables them to empathize and collaborate with others.
Kevin Young’s poem “Ode to the Midwest” and the Frugal Traveler article “What I Learned Driving Through the Heartland” by Seth Kugel appear in this Poetry Pairing.
Do you agree with Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York that body cameras will “fundamentally change” the way the police and the community interact?
“Mrs. Rosa Parks, seamstress, being fingerprinted yesterday in Montgomery, Ala. Her arrest last December for refusing to move to the rear of the bus led to the Negro boycott of segregated city bus lines, for which she and 114 other persons have been indicted,” reads a 1956 caption from the front page of The Times.
Here are the first nine paragraphs from a Nov. 30 article, “Like a Spy, He Photographs Marriage Proposals in New York City.” Can you choose the best word for each blank?