Updated: Aug 22nd, 2006 - 20:43:37
News Sites For The War in Iraq - Kids
By Cynthia Kirkeby & Sarah Lane
Jul 17, 2006, 4:19pm
News Sites For The War In Iraq - Kids
Students all over the country are just as interested in whats going on in todays world as their parents. These are some of the best resources around for kids of all ages to get an idea of whats really happening overseas. Read news about September 11th and the War in Iraq in these archived articles and current news sections. There are articles, activities, answer and question sessions, interactive maps, and lots more to explore by following the links below.
Time for Kids
Time for Kids is an Internet news magazine for kids, with resources for teachers as well. It has up-to-date news on Iraq, and teachers and educators will find complete resources for K-1, 2-3, and 4-6 with a PDF teacher's guide, printable resources and the magazine online. There is also a useful resource for parents on how to deal with their child's fear of war and terrorism.
September 11th Links
Source: Time for Kids
Newsround from the BBC has a question and answer section that gives concise answers on why both the United States and England have chosen to fight. Visit the Iraq crisis special section and learn about how the war is being reported.
Visit A Newshour with Jim Lehrer Special for Students and get access to special articles and stories about the war in Iraq. Learn about embedded journalists, why people join the military, and about life in a Marine boot camp. Students can also evaluate Americas attitudes about warfare and the cost of human life.
Check out the latest news with On the Homefront, Life in Iraq, The Path to War, History of Conflict, The Country of Iraq, The Troubled Region, and The Activities Center. Also learn about kids in Afghanistan, the Crisis in the Holy Land, and Tension in South Asia.
Source: Scholastic News
America At War
Time for Kids always keep students updated on the latest information and current events. Learn about the war in Iraq.
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