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Media Coverage of Religion and Faith

The visit of Pope Francis draws us to media coverage of religion and faith. From KidsPost articles to editorials and commentary, students read of local, national and international religious events, celebrations, rites and conflicts. Students are asked to do a crossword puzzle, prepare graphics, research and write.

NIE Curriculum Guides

 We focus on three areas in which governments deal with the legal and ethical obligations to provide education of good quality, without discrimination or exclusion: the rights of girls, children with physical disabilities, and undocumented students.

Media informs the public of events and situations that occur at home and around the globe. Couched within the news and features are problems to be solved and opportunities for adults and children to make a difference.

Each Sunday The Washington Post Magazine informs, entertains and provides new perspectives and approaches to better living. This may be found in solitary activities such as reading the columns, absorbing features and doing the crossword puzzle. Or in shared experiences such as laughing with Gene Weingarten, trying a recipe or going out to a recommended restaurant or event. Whether tied to a news peg or an evergreen theme, the content excels in strong human interest.

They entertain, educate and provoke you. An American art form, ranging from panels to continuity strips, comics provide storytelling and self-expression. A crossword puzzle, activity sheets and the works of Herblock, Tom Toles and Ann Telnaes are in this guide. Work on symbolism, syndication and freedom of expression add depth the study of comics.