The latest statewide serial story by Mike Peterson, Illustrated by Christopher Baldwin
A brand new serial –
The story targets students in grades 4 through 8.
With the Common Core State Standards and the emphasis of reading and analyzing non-fiction, this project will give educators perfect opportunities for collaborative learning and using technology while developing 21st Century skills. The story, illustrations and all project components are available FREE to any members of the New York News Publishers Association.
Audio Pod Casts
Encourage students to submit questions and comments about each chapter to the author's blog that corresponds with this story. All posts are reviewed before they are admitted to the site. To see and submit entries to the "When New York Was New" Blog click here.
Click here for the student quiz/essay contest information open to New York State Students Grades 4-8. Click here for a copy of the judging rubric. Students are strongly encouraged to read through the quiz and essay questions ahead of time, write his or her response and then complete their entry online at http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07ec1qxgkviirtalec/start. All entries MUST be received at the NYNPA offices, addressed to NYNPA, Serial Story Contest, 252 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY 12210-1802 by close of business on Fri., May 13, 2016.
If you have any questions at all about this project or to sign up to participate please contact Mary Miller at email@example.com or call 518-449-1667 ext. 701 or download a copy of the newspaper agreement form. Non members are welcome to run the serial for a fee of $100. Please contact Mary to receive all documents.
Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this project such a success! This project was made possible through support of the New York Newspapers Foundation and by generous sponsorship of the New York State United Teachers.
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