http://www.youthline-usa.com

Youthline USA is a daily internet news site, weekly newspaper, and monthly magazine, packed with educational and entertaining content and designed for kids ages eight to 14. The site provides daily news articles and curriculum-based activities that focus on strengthening reading excellence, while helping kids develop good habits such as checking eMail, stock portfolios, and daily news. The site helps teach students about the working habits that are required to succeed in business through an innovative stock market game, and it provides interactive activities linked to national standards and organized by grade level. Youthline USA allows for further research and background information using the news archive, and it keeps students coming back every day for daily puzzles and riddles, weekly polls, and interactive games. It’s a great site for use in early-grade social studies classes or for currents events lesson-planning.