The first page of a newspaper is “prime” real estate. It’s where the most important stories are often found. That’s why it’s helpful to understand what’s behind those stories – because they matter. In some cases, a news story may not receive much attention but it matters because it's interesting. Those, too, are prime stories.

Here’s some background on a “prime” story this week.


There has been a great deal of talk and speculation about the June 12 summit of Donald Trump and the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. It will continue to make news before and long after this meeting takes place. Find the stories about the summit and keep track of how the news changes before and after the event. Do you think the summit will have a lasting impact on the world?

How and why?

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