The New York Times Upfront classroom magazine helps educators integrate current events into the high school social studies curriculum. Discover compelling nonfiction reading, national and international news presented for a teen audience, a history feature that connects the past to today’s news, an expert debate that teaches persuasive writing, and a column on ethics.
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Before reading our excerpt from Pakistani teen Malala Yousafzai's book, watch our video about the Taliban, the Islamic militant group that tried to kill her. Find all videos for the current issue here.
Test your knowledge of recent news covered in Upfront by playing our News IQ game, modeled after Jeopardy! Find the latest News IQ game here.
Download high school lesson plans, ELA and social studies skills sheets and quizzes, photo and cartoon analysis exercises, high school test prep questions, and more.
Read this issue's Ethicist column and comment on his advice in dealing with a reader's ethical dilemma.
Follow Victor Feldman, 15, as he discovers India through an American teen’s eyes. Watch his latest blog here.
DEBATE: Should Congress have term limits?
THE ETHICIST: Must I Tell People They’re On Speakerphone
TIMES PAST: 1989: Tiananmen Square