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Teach and learn with The Times: Resources for bringing the world into your classroom

Teach and learn with The Times: Resources for bringing the world into your classroom

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      Picture Prompts

      Bookshelf

      Tell us a story, real or made up, that is inspired by this image.

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  1. Current Events

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    A video of Tariq took off online when he shared his love of corn.
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    Lesson Plan: TikTok’s ‘Corn Kid’ and Viral Audio Memes

    In this lesson, students will learn about Tariq, the 7-year-old TikTok sensation also known as Corn Kid. Then they’ll investigate what makes songs like “It’s Corn” so addictive.

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  2. Contests

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    Winners from our Coming of Age in 2021 Contest. We’ll be running a version of this challenge again this fall.
    CreditClockwise from top left: Charlie Ballenger, Zubin Carvalho, Amina Bilalova, Osayamen Okungbowa, Jenny Zou and Courtney Duffy

    Our 2022-23 Student Contest Calendar: Fall Semester

    This year’s lineup mixes classic challenges with new opportunities. Stay tuned for our spring offerings, which we’ll add later this year.

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Resources for Teaching and Learning

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    Writing Prompts

    Student Opinion Q’s, Picture Prompts & Current Events Conversation

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    Quizzes and Vocabulary

    Weekly News Quiz, Word of the Day, Country of the Week and Student Crosswords

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    Contests

    Student Contests & Our Contest Calendar

Resources by Subject

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    Social Studies

    Lesson plans for social studies from The Learning Network.

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    Science & Math

    Lesson plans for science and math from The Learning Network.

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    E.L.L. & Arts

    Lesson plans for E.L.L. & arts from The Learning Network.

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    Current Events

    Lesson plans on current events from The Learning Network.

Accessible Activities

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    Danielle Ross is Legoland New York’s first female master builder. The resort has joined a growing number of companies that are working to create an environment attractive to Generation Z.
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    Vocabulary in Context: Gen Z At Work

    Test your vocabulary and reading comprehension with this quiz based on the Times article “Gen Z Knows What It Wants From Employers. And Employers Want Them.”

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    Annoying Noises

    What sounds do you hate?

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