October Edition – Family and Community

 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.  

Family and Community is the theme of this edition.  Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Academy in Floral Park is this month’s academy to showcase its journalistic skills.  Enjoy reading the additional student submissions as well as using the Teacher Resources below.   This is the first edition of the new school year.  Let us know what you think!

One Family Can Make a Difference

BY Elizabeth Cadet, GR. 8

In 2010, Haiti was devastated by a major earthquake that killed over 200,000 people and left thousands homeless. Recently, on Aug. 14, Haiti was further devastated by another earthquake and is still recovering from these tragedies.

Community is an important place where we should all come together to feel at home.

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

How Are People Trying To Make A Change?

BY Rhyan Singletary, GR. 8

Many bad things are going on in today’s world, and it’s sad to see. Many people today are trying to make a change, though! There are soup kitchens, fundraisers, community service workers, and so much more.   After interviewing a few people who help out in the community and seeing how they will bring change, there can still be some good in the world with people starting movements.

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

How Can We Give Back To Our Family And Community?

BY Jonathan Jinu, GR. 8

In life, we are given a lot of blessings, such as a home, food, water, shelter, and education. But, one of the most important blessings is those who surround us, our families, and our community. We bond with each other and make the community a better place for others.

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

Teacher Resource Guide

 Find ways to correlate into your Catholic Social Teaching curriculum with The Tablet Jr. Resource Guide.

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 academies and 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