February 29th Edition – Social Responsibility
CTN is very proud to introduce The Tablet Jr., the newest addition to the diocesan newspaper. The Tablet Jr. is a monthly four-page pullout for elementary school children. The articles and artwork you see are created by the students of diocesan academies, and each month there will be a new theme and a new academy.
“Social Responsibility” is the theme of this second edition. St. Elizabeth Catholic Academy in Ozone Park is this month’s academy to showcase its journalistic skills. Enjoy reading the additional student submissions as well as the Teacher Resources below. Let us know what you think!
Animals in Australian Fires
BY JEYLISS PINEDO, GR. 6
Wildfires have turned southeast Australia into a charred, horrifying nightmare……
FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE THE COVER PAGE OF THE TABLET Jr.
Social Responsibility in Different Perspectives
BY LIZ ESPINAL, GR. 8
Through the eyes of a teacher, principal and a priest…….
FOR THE FULL ARTICLE SEE PAGE 2 OF THE TABLET Jr.
Learn how recycling can affect our lives! This planet is built on recycling, reusing and reducing!
Social responsibility is used everywhere in our world.
Approximately 230 million tons of trash!
Discover how students can be socially responsible.
Help the environment through the recycle cycle.
Social responsibility is taking good care of people and the earth.
Students submitted artwork and photos that represent the theme.
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.