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Arctic Animals

November 11, 2022

The Arctic is the area around the north pole. It is one of the coldest and iciest habitats. Here is how animals survive there. Walruses have blubber. (Above) Blubber is a layer of fat. It keeps walruses warm. Reindeer have…

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Where Have You Been?

November 10, 2022

On November 2, the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, were seen in Tromsø, Norway. The colorful display has dazzled people for as long there have been people to see it. For people who live in countries in the…

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What's Your Animal Story?

November 3, 2022

Sir Väs, a deadly, seven-foot-long king cobra, escaped from its enclosure at the Skansen Aquarium, in Sweden, on October 22. A week later, after a desperate search, staff members were relieved to find that the snake had returned on its…

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What Matters to You?

October 20, 2022

When getting ready to cast a ballot, voters consider the issues that matter most to them. Then they find out how the candidates feel about those issues. The issues can be local, such as how a community should manage its…

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History

Egyptian Mummies

October 14, 2022

Have you heard of mummies? In ancient Egypt, kings and wealthy people were made into mummies after they died. Read on to learn more about mummies. Mummies were wrapped up tight. The body was dried with salt. Then…

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History

A Historic Discovery

October 13, 2022

Ancient Egypt had many rulers. Its youngest was King Tutankhamen. He became king when he was 9 years old. He died 10 years later. His mummy was placed in a tomb. It was hidden for thousands of years. King…

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Can You Set the Scene?

October 13, 2022

Imagine you’re reading two articles about a Halloween parade. One includes only numerical information: the temperature outside, the number of people in attendance, a ranking of the costumes. The other includes facts, but it also describes the sights and sounds…

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Science

Landforms all Around

October 7, 2022

A landform is a natural part of the Earth’s surface. There are many different kinds. A landform can be tall and rocky. It can be flat and smooth. Read about four landforms below. Which ones have you seen? Mighty Mountains…

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Science

Cool Rocks

October 7, 2022

Rocks form and change shape over time. This is done by nature. Here are some awesome rocks. Wave Rock (Above) This rock is in Australia. Rain helped form its stripes. Giant’s Causeway These are in Northern Ireland. They are…

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Can You Hook Readers?

October 6, 2022

Nothing draws a reader into a story like a great lede. A lede is an article’s first sentence or paragraph. It introduces a story, provides key information, and makes a reader want to know more. Sometimes, a lede contains an…

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Community

In the Community

September 30, 2022

A community is a place where people live, work, and play. It has homes. It has businesses and schools. What do you have in your community? Stores There are places to shop in a community. Food is sold in…

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Community

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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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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Science

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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Science

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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