Lesson Resources

Curriculum Enhancement from Newspapers in Education Institute

From the Newspaper in Education Institute, expand your curriculum with more than 300 instructional resources are provided including many high-quality teacher guides, serial stories, student supplements, character education materials, numerous subject-specific resources and video & audio teacher training modules.

These resources address the goals of ‘No Child Left Behind’ and the research-and-standards-based curriculum focus of schools and teachers. There are curriculum materials for every subject area and grade level. Resources are listed on the website with brief descriptions. Click on any resource to access it. All resources may be copied for classroom use or for homework assignments.

Click here for the full site, or browse the student supplements listed by topic below:

Sample Lesson Plans

Here is a sample of lesson plans available:

Alphabet Safari II

Uses African animals to teach the alphabet A-Z with coloring-book graphics (grades K-2).

Oceans of Fun

Helps students understand the wonders of the deep—without even getting wet (grades K-3).

Unique You

Stresses the importance of character development, cooperation, fairness, honesty, respect and other traits (grades 3-5).


In this booklet are STEAM. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) related activities adapted to meet all five of the components. The goal is to help students to actively engage in their learning using problem-solving, discovery, and exploration to find solutions to given problems and situations.

A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change

This supplement will help students learn the basics about climate and climate change, understand the impacts on our earth, learn how scientist explore climate issues and help them be part of the solution. 

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program

This program helps high school students learn how to responsibly and effectively manage their money for the rest of their life.