May 30th Edition – Family and Community

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.  

“Family and Community” is the theme of this fifth edition.  St. Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Academy in Jamaica, Queens 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!

Resilience and Strength in Faith Gives Hope

BY TARYN ATIENZA, GR. 7
Faced with uncertainties, many people are starting to lose hope……..

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

Change a Bad Day to a Great Day

BY BAYLEE GOMES, GR. 5
We are living closer together than ever before…….

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

Teacher Resource Guide

 Teach “Family & Community” with The Tablet Jr. Resource Guide.

Student Artwork

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. 

Instructional Resource Guide

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