Browse through the NIE Catalog and read a synopsis of our many teacher guides that cover a wide variety of subject areas, topics and different grade levels. These teaching materials are available to teachers participating in the NIE program. If you are interested in participating by receiving classroom newspapers weekly, or more frequently, call the NIE Department at 215-949-4073 or you may sign up your class online by clicking here.
Primary and Elementary Level
Along Came A Spider (Grades K-5)
This guide contains 60 lessons that help teach the sequence and components of narrative writing by using familiar, memorable nursery rhymes with techniques to help students remember to include a character, setting, action, problem and solution in their stories.
Building Self-Esteem (Grades K-5)
Students have to feel good about themselves – to feel worthy, capable and likeable – if they are going to succeed in school. This guide and student supplement offer activities that use a combination of individual and group work to bolster and reinforce student self-esteem. Student supplements available while supply lasts.
Upper Elementary, Middle and Secondary Levels
A Plan For All Seasons (Grades 3-8)
Creative activities and top-notch graphics focus on specific holidays and seasonal events. Students have special interests as the seasons change. The forty-eight activities in this guide capitalize on these interests to motivate students to apply skills and concepts.
Art Concepts in the News (Grades 5-12)
This guide provides activities that can be used in the instruction of art in the general classroom or in the art classroom. It provides teachers with a variety of art concepts that can be applied through use of the newspaper.