If you cannot access the Internet from home, you can use computers at the public library nearest you.
Under Teacher Resources and eEdition Lesson, you'll find a number of suggestions for using the newspaper that are updated weekly. Here's just a few:
- Featured Story gives web links and a newspaper activity for a current news story
- Current events quiz go along with the Sunday Denver Post
- An interactive geography quiz
- Cartoons for the Classroom, an editorial cartoon feature
- Word in the News, a vocabulary word from this week's news, along with interactive vocabulary activities for middle and high school
- USA Weekend and Parade
Magazine Lessons for older students
Under Parent Resources you find additional resources:
- Literacy activities for children and parents using the newspaper (divided by age level)
- Five weekly standards-based activities to go along with the current issue of the Wednesday Mini-Page
- Information about serialized stories appearing in Thursday's Denver Post.
- "School Information" contains archived news stories of particular interest to parents of children of all ages.
- To work on a particular
skill with your child, use our Newspaper Lesson Library. Put in the subject
and skill and the database will provide you with one or more newspaper lessons.
Click on Student Resources on the menu for interactive activities that students can do and to go to www.YourHub.com/NextGen, a community journalism website for 4th-8th grade students where they can post their writing and be considered for publication in Colorado Kids (Tuesday Denver Post) and the NextGen column in the YourHub.com print section (Thursday Denver Post.. Anyone can read articles posted on the site, but in order to post students must be registered with parental permission. Click on the register link in the red circle in the upper left corner to download a permission slip.