May Edition – Courage

 The articles and artwork of each Tablet Jr. are created by the students of the diocesan academies, and each month there is a new theme and a new academy.  

Courage  is the theme of this edition.  Sacred Heart Catholic Academy in Glendale is this month’s academy to showcase its journalistic skills.  Enjoy reading the additional student submissions as well as the Teacher Resources below.   This is the last edition for the school year. Let us know what you think!

Health Care Workers Braved the Unknown

BY Megan Brudecki, GR. 6

Being a first responder during the coronavirus pandemic was challenging — especially for doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. But they were brave enough to go to work even while everyone else was staying home

FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE THE COVER PAGE OF THE TABLET Jr.

Food For All: Creative Solutions to Neighborhood Problems

BY Sebastian Gomez, GR. 6

During the pandemic, everyday people have gone out of their way to bring food to those in need. The “new normal” led our city to get creative with how they served up meals to those in need.

FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE PAGE 2 OF THE TABLET Jr.

Delivering for Everyone: How Your Packages Still Moved

BY Bridget Whitsett, GR. 8

In early 2020, the world was sent into a panic over a new virus known as COVID-19. Schools were closed, events were postponed, workplaces were shut down, and people began working remotely. Some jobs, however, were never shut down, as they were deemed essential.

FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE PAGE 3 OF THE TABLET Jr.

Teacher Resource Guide

 Teach “Courage” with The Tablet Jr. Resource Guide.

You Can Make a Difference

Over the past year, our world has dealt with racial discrimination and racial inequality. But along with all this discrimination, there are people who are standing up for what is right.

Student Artwork

Students submitted artwork and photos that represent the theme. See the edition for additional artwork.

About the Tablet Jr. 

A collaboration between CTN and The Tablet editorial staff, The Tablet Jr. includes stories written by middle-grade students from diocesan schools as well as student-created artwork. Additional elements include a question-and-answer column, a diocesan history column, fun activities such as word puzzles, and a news article written by a member of The Tablet staff. 

Instructional Resource Guide

Tablet Jr. CartoonPrint-rich materials that can motivate and engage students in class. TEACHER GUIDE