NIE Calendar

NIE Calendar

2021-2022 Calendar

Let’s hope for a smooth school year!  This calendar reflects the material Missouri Press will make available to our newspapers for both classrooms and homes. Watch this website and Missouri Press News magazine for updates to this calendar. Features are available for download at the NIE FTP site, with the assigned codes. If you have a NIE question, please send an email to Helen Headrick, NIE Coordinator, hheadrick@mopress.com.

AUGUST 2021

Tips for Parents and Families – Prepare for the school year with these features, which offer tips that will help start the new school year off on the right foot. Thank you to the Missouri State Teachers Association for these features. (Download code for all: tipsforparents)

Read All About It – These features are a great way to engage your students or children with their local newspaper now so that they’ll be engaged for life. These work well for classrooms as well as at home. Each feature covers two weeks and offers activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyaug21)

SEPTEMBER 2021

STEM inside the Newspaper Teacher Guide – Newspaper-based classroom activities that teach the skills of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (Download code: stemguide)

Celebrate Constitution Day, September 17, with any or all of these features.

The Magna Carta – This feature explains why the Magna Carta, signed in 1215 by King John of England, is so important to Americans and our Constitution. (Download code: magna)

Separation of Powers – This two-part feature includes The Wisdom of the Framers and The Framers Never Wanted a King.  Insights into why the Framers felt that separation of powers was important enough to be embedded in our Constitution. (Download code: separationofpowers)

The Fair Housing Act Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 – Students will be able to explain the provisions of the Fair Housing Act, the reasons for the need for the Act and identify specific sections of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights laws or other laws that apply to the Act. (Download code: fairhousing)

(The features listed below all use the same download code: constitution.)

Constitution IQ Quiz and Answer Key – quarter-page, half-page

The U.S. Constitution – full, half or quarter-page

Commemorating Missouri’s Constitution – half-page

We the People, 2013 – 2 full pages, use one or both

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddysep21)

OCTOBER 2021

National Newspaper Week – National Newspaper Week 2021 will be observed Oct. 3-9, 2021. Journalism is relevant and vital to our communities and country. (Download code: npweek)

Famous Missouri Journalist – This series highlights 9 Missouri journalists and MPA. Use a few or all: Field, Bluford, Charles, Twain, Keeley, Pulitzer, Williams, Cronkite, Switzler, MPA. (Download code: mojournalists)

Missouri History through the Art in Our Capitol – This 7-part series highlights the rich treasures inside our State Capitol, including: introduction to the art. (Download code: moart12)

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyoct21)

NOVEMBER 2021

The first two features are centered on Geography in celebration of Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 15-19, 2021.

People of Our Place – Germans, Scots and French settlers found Missouri to be a welcome home in this three-part series. (Download code: people)

Habitats – Readers will enjoy this new two-part series about habitats and how Missourians can protect the environment. (Download code: habitathero)

Celebrate Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with these features.

Stars and Stripes Military Newspaper 2019 – Learn about the enduring military newspaper that got its start right here in Missouri. (Download code: starsandstripes)

Military Decorations 2018 – Learn about decorations awarded to our country’s service members. (Download code: decorations2018)

Honoring Our Veterans – (Download code: veterans)

Honoring Our Flag – (Download code: usflag)

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddynov21)

DECEMBER 2021

Celebrate Bill of Rights Day, December 15, with any or all of these features.

You have the Right to Remain Silent – This feature discusses the Miranda Warnings, which derive from the Fifth Amendment. (Download code: miranda16)

You Have the Right to an Attorney – The right to an attorney is found in the Sixth Amendment. (Download code: Right2)

(The features listed below all use the same download code: rights.)

Celebrating the Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights A Reason to Celebrate

Our Voices Need to Be Heard

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddydec21)

JANUARY 2022

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyjan22)

FEBRUARY 2022

Celebrate Black History Month with these features.

Voting Rights Act of 1965 – (Download code: vote1965)

I Have A Dream – Download code: mlkdream)

The Emancipation Proclamation – (Download code: ep150)

Miles and the Monarchs, the 2021 Serial Story – Miles and the Monarchs centers on a father and son trip to see the final game of the 1942 Negro League World Series, between the Kansas City Monarchs and the Washington-Homestead Grays. All 3,400 Negro League players, from 1920 to 1948, were recently elevated to MLB status. Andrew “Rube” Foster established the Negro National League in 1920, in Kansas City, MO, so both the story and the announcement are timely. (Download code: monarchs to access the Teacher’s Guide and all eight chapters)

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyfeb22)

MARCH 2022

NIE Week 2022 will be celebrated March 7-11, 2022. Newspapers in Education Week encourages development and use of NIE programs across the country and around the world. It is celebrated annually during the first full school week in March. These resources will help your newspaper build a successful NIE program. (Download code: niefornewspapers)

Women’s History Month – Celebrate Women’s History Month with this series about the First Ladies. The title “First Lady” referring to the wife of the president was created several decades after Martha Washington’s death, but Mrs. Washington was in all respects America’s original first lady. (Download code: ladies)

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddymar22)

APRIL 2022

Missouri Bird Series – Learn about Missouri’s native bird species in this 13-part series. (Download code: birdteach)

Agriculture Is Everywhere – This 7-part series or tab gives insight into the depth and variety of agriculture in Missouri. (Download code: moag16)

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyapr22)

MAY 2022

Missouri Road Trip – Taking a road trip this summer? Plan your trip around the birth places and homes of some famous Missourians with this series. (Download code: moroadtrip)

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Read All About It – Engage your students or children with their local newspaper now and they’ll be engaged for life. This reoccurring feature will offer activities for a variety of disciplines and grade levels for every day of the school year. Check back often, as fresh ads will become available regularly. (Download code: readallaboutit)

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddymay22)

JUNE, JULY, AUGUST 2022

The summer months are a great time to run a serial story. Doing so will help keep reading skills up during the summer break! MPF offers 42 serialized stories for a minimal charge, based on circulation. For more information on our serial stories, visit NIE Serial Stories, mopress.com/nie-serial-stories.

NIE has thousands of downloadable files archived for newspapers to use. All are available at no charge. For descriptions of the features, visit the NIE Classroom Features, mopress.com/nie-classroom-features.

**The 2022 Serial Story** – This free 8-chapter serial story will follow generations of one family as they move across the state.

Book Buddy – Book columns, one for children and one for adults, available monthly. (Download code changes monthly with this format: buddyjun22, buddyjul22, buddyaug22)

 

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