Highlights® November 2013 Teachers' Guide

Looking for opportunities to help your students learn with Highlights? This monthly guide to the magazine will help you find the stories and activities that suit your students’ reading level and will help to supplement your classroom curriculum.

Children’s Contributions

Each issue of Highlights features creative work from children.  While we cannot publish every submission, the staff of Highlights writes personal responses to every letter.

  • What Are You Thankful For? (page 10)
  • Create Your Own Superhero! (page 11)
  • Jokes (page 15)
  • Tongue Twisters (page 18)
  • Your Own Pages (page 34)
  • Riddles (page 38)
  • Dear Highlights (page 42)

Nonfiction

  • Giving Thanks for Hanukkah (page 9)
    World cultures, advanced
  • Snowballs in Space (page 16)
    Science, advanced
  • My Sci (page 20)
    Science, moderate, advanced
  • Harbor Seals (page 22)
    Science, moderate
  • The Poppy Lady (page 32)
    History, advanced
  • My Visit to the White House (page 40)
    Current events, advanced

Fiction

  • A Circle of Sun (page 5)
    Poetry, moderate
  • Ask Arizona®: A Cat Named Charlie (page 6)
    Story, advanced
  • Fish Schooling (page 12)
    Story, moderate
  • Autumn Evening (page 15)
    Poetry, advanced
  • The Perfect Book for Sam (page 25)
    Rebus, early
  • The Way the Mop Flops (page 26)
    Story, advanced
  • The Timbertoes® (page 31)
    Story, early
  • The Carrot Party Adventure (page 36)
    Story, moderate

More Fun with a Purpose®

  • Goofus and Gallant® (page 8)
  • Hidden Pictures® Puzzle (page 14)
  • Thinking (page 19)
  • Crafts (page 28)
  • BrainPlay (page 39)
  • Picture Puzzler (page 43)
  • What's Wrong? ™ (back cover)