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24/7: Behind the Headlines™: Special Edition
3 Titles in this Series
24/7: Science Behind the Scenes has been acclaimed for bringing science to vivid life by focusing on high-interest topics such as forensics, spies, and medical mysteries.
Now, in a series of special editions, 24/7 turns its attention to the hot topics that are making headlines every day. 24/7: Behind the Headlines: Special Edition focuses on issues such as global warming, the war in Iraq, and the rise of China as a superpower. Drawing on articles from Scholastic's magazines, this subset uses 24/7's dynamic and appealing format to give students insight into the issues and events they need to understand in order to become engaged and responsible global citizens.
COMMON CORE CONNECTIONS:
• Nonfiction about recent global new events that meets students' need for complex informational texts.
• Excerpts from primary source material, archival photos, and timelines provide text features that help students meet Informational Reading Anchor Standard 7, locating information relevant to the given topic efficiently.
• Source material on recent global news events for students to meet Writing standards by creating opinion pieces and informative texts.
• Full-color, detailed photos and infographics provide text features that help students meet Informational Reading Anchor Standard 7, locating information relevant to the given topic efficiently.
o Bold graphics and dramatic photography
o In-the-moment reporting allows readers to experience historic events as they unfold
o Highly visual front matter includes facts and figures about the topic as well as introductory information presented in an FAQ format
o Sections open with a photographic spread
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