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TIME for Kids engages students with authentic journalism, inspires them to join the national discourse on current topics, and provides teachers with valuable resources for the classroom. TFK was founded in 1995. We offer four grade-specific editions. Edition K-1 and Edition 2 publish 28 issues per year, with magazines arriving in a monthly bundle. Each issue gets students excited about reading and helps build early literacy skills. Edition 3-4 and Edition 5-6 publish 24 weekly issues. The magazines build informational reading skills and help students better understand our complex world and become informed and active citizens.

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At the Post Office

September 30, 2022

A post office is responsible for mail. You can send letters or packages from there. Learn how to address an envelope below.

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TFK Press Club

What Are Your Questions?

September 22, 2022

You’ve chosen your story. You’ve decided who your source will be. Now it’s time to plan your questions. What can this source tell you that no other person or resource can? Many reporters start with easy topics to get the…

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Five Senses in Fall

September 22, 2022

The air has gotten cooler. Leaves are turning bright colors and falling to the ground. Fall is here! These are the ways we experience the season. Seeing (Above) Look up. Colorful leaves are above you. Now look at the…

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Can You Lose a Sense?

September 22, 2022

We might not always think about how wonderful it is to taste food. Or to hear music. But some people are missing one of their senses. Blindness is when a person cannot see. Deafness is when a person cannot hear.…

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Who Are Your Sources?

September 15, 2022

Interviewing people is an important part of gathering information for a story. Think: Who’s an expert on the subject you want to learn about? Who might have an interesting perspective? Read up on your sources before you speak with them.…

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What is a Hurricane?

September 9, 2022

A hurricane is a huge storm of wind and rain. Hurricanes form over warm ocean waters. But sometimes, one reaches land. Eye of the Storm A hurricane is a wind storm. The wind can reach more than 150 miles per…

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Hurricane Safety

September 9, 2022

Do you live in a place where hurricanes happen? There are things your family can do before a hurricane hits. Here are four. Plan to leave if needed. Know the evacuation route. Road signs point the way. Keep an emergency…

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Can You Choose a Beat?

September 8, 2022

Jeffrey Kluger is a science journalist who covers all things space. That’s his beat, or the subject area on which he writes and reports. “I’ve written about many topics in the decades I’ve been working,” he says. “None has given…

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Being a Friend

September 2, 2022

Friends are important. Friends are people you know and like. Learn how to be a good friend to others. Say hello! Introduce yourself to someone new. See if he or she would like to be friends. Ask questions.…

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Dealing with Disagreement

September 2, 2022

Sometimes, friends disagree. They might argue. Here are some steps to fix the problem. 1. Take a deep breath. Arguing makes things worse. Take a moment to relax. Think before you speak. 2. Explain how you feel. …

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