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    June 23-July 7, 2018
    Language Arts
    1. This activity is a terrific one as it involves reading and summarizing the news and using a terrific online tool which will read their written words aloud by converting written words into spoken words.. Invite students to skim the news and to write brief summaries of the three top stories. Then, they can use this tool to have their news summaries read aloud. They can choose from a variety of virtual “readers” and languages. It’s a great lesson and a lot of fun.
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    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.
    Summit?
    There has been a great deal of talk and speculation about
    July 4
    Every year communities all over
    the June 12 summit of Donald Trump andcountry celebrate Independence Day on July 4, the leaderanniversary 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 trackbirth of how the news changes beforeUnited States. Traditional celebrations include picnics, parades and after the event. Dofireworks. See if you thinkcan check your local news to find out what people in your area are doing.
    Which of
    the summit will have a lasting impact on the world?
    How and why?
    celebrations most appeals to you? Why?
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    June 11-22,23-July 7, 2018
    Language Arts
    1. Father's DayThis activity is celebrated annually ona terrific one as it involves reading and summarizing the third Sunday in June so the date changes each year. This year it’s June 17th. Whatnews and using a terrific online tool which will read their written words would youraloud by converting written words into spoken words.. Invite students to skim the news and to write brief summaries of the three top stories. Then, they can use this tool to describehave their news summaries read aloud. They can choose from a good dad? Can your students find an examplevariety of virtual “readers” and languages. It’s a good father in today’s news? If they could meet that man, what would they say to him about what makes himgreat lesson and a good parent?
    Common
    lot of fun.
    Common
    Core Standard: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details,summarize key supporting details and clear event sequencesideas
    2. In oneVisuwords is a terrific website which will create a visual/graphical representation of his most well known speeches on June 16, 1858, Abraham Lincoln said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free. I do not expect the Unionconnections between words. Challenge your students to be dissolved — I do not expectcreate a similar web of word connections. Have them choose one word from the househeadlines and then skim the article it’s in to fall — but I do expect it will ceasecreate a web of words connected to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.” He gaveheadline word. Can they find a noun, a verb, an adverb and an adjective connected to the chosen word? Then have them click on this speech when acceptinglink, input their word and see what Visuwords does with the nominationsame word.
    Also check out Lexipedia.com
    for Senator from Illinois. He losta similar program with audio pronunciation of words.
    3. Tell students
    that election, but the speech lives on. That famous phrase about the divided house comes from the Bible that says, "Every kingdom divided against itselfaward-winning playwright Neil Simon was born on July 4, 1927. One aspect of writing a play is brought to desolation;providing good and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand." So, Lincoln may not have been original but the speech proved very powerful. If yourclear stage directions. Invite students were going to write out a speech about a current event, what famous phrase canfew comic strips as if they think of that they would weave into a speech? Also, using that Bible quotewere plays with the “bubbles” written as a springboard, Lincoln demonstrateddialogue and then the correct method for using someone else's words without plagiarizing. He tookaddition of stage directions. For example, Charlie Brown enters from the wordsleft and restated them in his own way, rather than just copying. It may be good practice for your studentssays to choose two paragraphs from a news storyLinus, “I was up all night listening to Snoopy snore.” Linus walks over to Charlie and restate them sufficiently so they could use the information but would not be plagiarizing the work.sits down while handing him a blanket. Linus says, “Here, you might need this more than I do.”
    Common Core Standard: Cite strongUse dialogue and thorough textual evidencedescriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to support analysisdevelop experiences
    and events or show the response
    of whatcharacters to situations
    4. Your students probably know that The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. That is why America celebrates Independence Day on July 4,
    the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawnday the colonists declared independence from Great Britain’s rule. But, do your students also know that two of the text
    3. Baseball great Lou Gehrig’s birthday
    country’s “Founding Fathers” and former presidents – Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on July 4? They both died on that day in 1826, the 50th anniversary of The Declaration of Independence. It’s an interesting footnote to history. This week is June 19. Youra great one to invite students may never have heard of him but they are sureto go online to learn other facts about our country’s history. Have them begin their search in the news to find his story compelling and inspiring. Shareone factoid they didn’t know about July 4. Then they can visit the Smithsonian online to read more about these facts. Gehrig attended Columbia University on a football scholarship but ultimately ended up playing professional baseballtwo fascinating men.
    After reading about them, have students look
    for the New York Yankees, beginning in 1925. During his career he broke several records and became an American hero for his athletic prowess. He and Babe Ruth were constantly making news about President Obama and see if they both became legendary. But,can compare what they had a falling outread about Adams and didn’t speak for many years. During the 1939 season, Gehrig beganJefferson to what they read about Obama. How is today’s President similar to have trouble playing the gamefounders? How is he loved. He was diagnosed with a very rare disease, ALS, now known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. His prognosis was not good, as his body would continue to lose motor ability. He would never play ball againdifferent?
    Common Core Standard: compare
    and the disease would kill him within a few years. So, his team decided to declare a “Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day” oncontrast
    5. On
    July 4, 1939. More than 62,000 fans sat in rapt attention in1776, the stands as Gehrig gave a short speech. In it, he said that he considered himself “the luckiest man on Earth.” He said that the opportunitydelegates to play the game he loved withContinental Congress signed the teammates he revered made his life a blessing. Thousands inDeclaration of Independence. A few days later, on July 8, when the stands were moveddocument came back from the printer, they invited citizens to tearscome and even Babe Ruth stepped out onhear the fielddocument read aloud. They rang the Liberty Bell to hug his former teammateget everyone’s attention. Although the bell is cracked and rival. It is still considered to be one of the most poignant moments in sports history.
    Invite your students to click on this link to watch
    no longer rings, it remains a two-minute videovibrant symbol of the speech.
    Gehrig’s story helped people put their own problems and lives in perspective. Ask your
    our freedom. Invite students to talkmuse about how learning a story like this oneannouncement might inspirebe made today. Have them to keep going when times get tough. Ask, “Does it help you cope with your problems when you read about how others do so?” Invite your studentsskim the newspaper to find someone in the news whom they think could be helped by an inspirational story like Gehrig’s. Have them writeitem that person a letter with encouraging words.
    Finally, as a follow-up, Gehrig closed his speech by saying, “So I close
    might symbolize freedom if such an historic announcement happened today. They should write an essay explaining their choice.
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing
    in sayingwhich the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
    6. Introduce your students to Artist Frida Kahlo, who was born on July 6, 1907. She lived a tumultuous life and perhaps
    that I may have hadis why her paintings were so vibrant. She was a tough break, but I have an awful lotgreat painter and one of the first women to live for.” What dosell a work to the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Her work was often reflective of events in her life and also of her beloved Mexico. If your students think he meant? Whowere challenged to create a painting based on an event or place in today’s newsnews, what would they guess haveit be? Invite them to sketch the mostwork and to live for?write about the news story that inspired the work. http://www.fridakahlo.com/
    Common Core Standard: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details,summarize supporting details and clear event sequences
    4.
    ideas
    7.
    You can
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    book reports.
    If your students enjoy comic books, they may want to learn more about their history. They can read about them at this link.

    Common Core Standard: utilizing diverse forms of media
    5.8. Ask your
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    How
    How many paragraphs?
    Common Core Standard: analyze development of text
    IfFinally have them describe the difference in writing style between this article and a recent or favorite work of fiction they have read. They should note the use of facts, the tone, etc. as opposed to the fiction that includes characters’ thoughts and opinions, narrator’s comments, etc. If students were
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
    Math
    1. Students can determineFraction Scavenger Hunt
    Send students into
    the ratio of sales jobsnews to factory jobs infind these fractional parts or corresponding percentages. Have them write the Classified ads. Which would be easier to get? Which do they think pay more? During an economic period like the one we’re in,page number on which field do they thinkfound each one, along with a brief description:
    A fraction greater than 3/8
    A business offering 1/4 off a regular price
    A sports team that has lost more than half of its games
    An ad that is a quarter of the page
    A comic strip that is divided into thirds
    A page that
    is more lucrative?than 1/3 filled with text rather than graphics
    Common Core Standard: using authentic data, making inferences
    2. Send students to the weather information in the news. They can select 10 cities listed, write the high temperatures for each
    interpret and then find the mean, median and mode.
    Common Core Standard: using authentic data
    3.
    compute quotients of fractions
    2.
    One result
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    the recent downturn in the economy is
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    many people have lostare losing their homes
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    Core Standard: reason abstractly and quantitatively
    3. Divide your class into groups of four students. Have each group locate a story in the news that includes numbers. Have the group identify the number concepts used. They should also discuss the importance of numbers to the story. How would that story be changed if there were no numbers?
    4. If your news has an obituary section, have students compute the average age of the people who died. What are some ways your students can think of to improve their life expectancy? What are some things people can do in order to help themselves live longer, healthier lives?
    Common Core Standard: solve word problems
    using authentic dataequations
    Science Literacy
    1. Explain toYour students may be surprised to learn that Valentina Tereshkova becamea man invented the first woman in space on June 16, 1963. Invite themsewing machine. He was Elias Howe and his birthday is July 9, 1819. In his honor, invite students to imaginefind an invention that they have just arrived on Earth from space. If they looked only atmakes a hard job easier in today’s news, what would they think of Earthlings?newspaper. They should write a report back to their space commander telling what life on Earth is like.about the invention and explain how it helps people live easier lives. Can they think of ways that invention might be improved?
    Common Core Standard: writing narrativesmake logical inferences
    2. Begin by askingExplain to students what the know about Galileo. Allow time for answers to be shared. Then explain that on June 22, 1633,air is constantly moving above the brilliant scientist was sentenced by the Vatican as he was convictedearth. In weather terms, this movement of teaching about Copernicus who believed thatair is called a front. Simply put, when fronts collide, weather happens. Large sweeping masses of air move across the Suncountry. Warm masses can come from the south and notcold masses drift down from the Earth wasnorth. When two masses of air collide, the stronger, denser mass will push the centerusually warmer mass out of the universe. Asway.
    The boundary or front of
    the Vatican believed that the Bible contradicted that theory, he was committing a crimeair mass pushing against the Catholic Church with these beliefs. The trial representedother one is called a debate between church officialsfront. There are three main types of fronts -- warm, cold and scientists. That debate still rages today. Invite students to identify science storiesstationary.
    A warm front is a slow moving, less dense air mass. Those are shown on a weather map by a red line with red semi-circles pointing
    in the newsdirection that could be opposed to religious beliefs. They should write about the stories they chose.
    Common Core Standard: drawing conclusions from text
    3. Tell students that science fiction
    front is moving.
    A cold front is dense and moves fast. It is shown on
    a genre in which stories are made up but are wovenweather map by a blue line with facts of real science. They may involve some truthtriangle points moving in the worlddirection of science theory. Which article in today’s news do your students think lends itself to beingmass.
    A stationary front is
    a workcombination of science fiction? Why? Allow time for a discussion. Award-winning writer Ray Bradbury is best known for his work in fantasy, science fictionboth fronts and horror. His most famous work wasoccurs when the novel Fahrenheit 451, originally written astwo air masses on either side are of equal strength. This type of front usually doesn’t move and can hang over a short story. He said he read and wrote throughout his childhood. He especially loved the workcertain area for days or even weeks. This type of Edgar Allen Poe. Once he started writing, he wrote virtually every day. He never attended college, but he spent hours in libraries and was an avid reader. He said science fictionfront is "a depiction of the real." As such, which story in today's newspaper would do your students think would make the best plot for a science fiction story based on something real? Have them writedepicted as an outline of the story they would write.
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear
    alternating red and coherent writingblue line with blue triangles and red semi-circles going in which the developmentdifferent directions.
    Warm fronts usually bring with them fog
    and organization are appropriate to task, purpose,clouds. They warm quickly and audience
    4. The first typewriter was patented on June 23,1868. They had a good run but they
    clear out fast. Cold fronts are all but outoften the bearer of existence nowrain, wind, and most of your students may never have seen one. Do they even know whatcolder temperature. If a typewriter is? Ask forcold front collides with a showwarm front of hands of students who have seen a typewriter. Then ask them to skim the news to find an important invention that they think will be the next to disappear. They should write about their choice.
    5. Explain to students that this year summer begins June 21 with the summer solstice. The solstice (from the Latin sol, or sun,
    significantly different temperature and sistere, to stand still)turbulence is whenhigh, the Earth’s axis tilts either closer to or further fromchance for extraordinary storms can occur.
    Have students check out
    the sun. In the summer, it’s closer to the sun.
    What signs of summer are evident
    weather report in today’s news? Of those, which are related to the sunnews and how? Have your students do a summer solstice search ofexamine the newsnational map. They should identify incoming fronts and write about what they found.
    Common Core Standard: using diverse media
    6. Since summer is just about upon us, it’s
    a great time to talk about summer safety with your students. Tell them that wearing a seat belt isprediction. Then can check their prediction against the best way to keep safeone in the car. Why donews. Are they think some people don’t buckle up? Have them look through the newspaper to see how display ads are designed. They should then create one encouraging people their age to wear seat belts. Or they can create an ad about the value of wearingsame? Note after a bike helmet.
    Common Core Standard: examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly
    few days, which prediction was more accurate.
    Social Studies
    1. Share this history with students. The first African American Supreme Court JusticeCivil War Battle of Gettysburg was Thurgood Marshall, nominated by President Lyndon Johnson on June 13, 1967. Priorfought from July 1 to joining3 in 1863 in Pennsylvania. It was one of the Court, Marshall had argued and won a civil rights case beforemost intense of that war. But that war changed the Supreme Court. Current Supreme Court Justice, Elena Kagan, clerked for Justice Marshall. Marshall said that, as a child, he was so badly behavedcourse of our country. Have students look in school that he was sent to the principal’s office often. There, he’d sometimes havenews to memorize a part of the Constitution as punishment. He also saidfind stories that he memorizedmight not be there if the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteeing equal rights but didn’t see those around him.Civil War had turned out differently.
    Common Core Standard: integrate and evaluate content
    2. President Lyndon Johnson signed the historic Civil Rights Act into law on July 2, 1964.
    It piqued his interestmade it illegal to discriminate based on race in the law. Askjobs, education and housing. It also ended segregation in public schools. Of course, it didn’t solve all problems involving race in America. Challenge your students to look closely atfind a story about race in today’s newsnews. They should write a 5-W summary and explain how the story is connected to drawthe Civil Rights Act or other civil rights issue. They can use this cool online tool to help them create a conclusion about the statemind map of equal rights today.their essay.
    Common Core Standard: drawing conclusions from text
    As follow up, share this quote with students
    Use words, phrases, and allow themclauses to react:
    Today's Constitution is a realistic document of freedom only because of several corrective amendments. Those amendments speak to a sense of decency
    create cohesion and fairness that Iclarify the relationships among
    claim(s), reasons,
    and other Blacks cherish.
    Thurgood Marshall
    4. June 14th is Flag Day. It’s the anniversary of the day
    evidence.
    3. We have several political parties
    in 1777 when the Continental Congress approved the adoption of the first American flag. Later, in 1818, it was decided that the number of stripes would stay constant at 13U.S. but that the stars would equaltwo most popular are the number of states. There are several rules of flag “etiquette” that describe howDemocrats and the flag should be treated with respect.Republicans. The Republicans became an official party on July 6, 1854. Can your students find any graphicsa Republican in the newstoday’s news? Have them write four questions they’d like to ask that depict or resembleperson, based on the flag? Is it being treated with respect? Why or why not?Askcontents of the story.
    Common Core Standard: create focused questions
    4. Explain to
    students what they know aboutthat President Ronald Reagan made history when he appointed Sandra Day O’Connor to the U.S. flag and its history. Record their answersSupreme Court on the board.
    Some historians believe that Betsy Ross sewed
    July 7, 1981. She was the first flag. It may be interesting for studentswoman to virtually visitserve. Now Justice O’Connor has retired from the Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia, PACourt but she is still working to learn more.
    The first act about the flag was passed by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. It said, “Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red
    educate people and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white insupport our legal system. iCivics is a blue field, representing a new Constellation.”
    Since then, quite a few other resolutions have resulted in the flag we have today, representing what matters most
    web-based education project designed to Americans. Although the colors of the flag haven’t been statedteach students civics and inspire them to have meaning, they were based onbe active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the colorsvision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is concerned that students are not getting the country’s first official sealinformation and tools they need for civic participation, and that there were meanings attributed tocivics teachers need better materials and support. At that site, students can play a variety of online games while they learn about civics. One of the colors. According togames has them role play being the Continental Congress, white signified purity, red stood for hardiness and valor and blue for vigilance, perseverance and justice.
    Which story
    president. Before they play, have them find mention of the president in today’s news do your students think best expresses the ideals of America similarand to the way the flag represents us? Allow time for a discussion.
    A flag should represent something meaningful about a person or a country. Your students may enjoy creating their own flag after thinking
    write three facts about what he is most important indoing. Then, they can go online and take their lives. Click here for a very cool web tool that will enable students to create their own personal flag based onturn being the flags of the world.
    2. Before George Washington was the first President, he lead the Continental Army. He started that command on June 15, 1775. His impressive leadership resulted in his becoming the country’s
    President. Can your students find an impressive leader in today’s news? Who is it and what are that person’s best leadership attributes?
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
    3. Explain to students that
    select relevant facts
    WTN
    Topic: Transitions
    Before you became a critical reader/writer, you may have received a note from your teacher
    on June 22, 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the G.I. Bill into law.a paper you wrote. It was also known as the Servicemen's Readjustment Act and it was createdmay have said, “Use transitions.” If so, you learned that you now need an arsenal of words to help soldiers returning homeease a reader from World War II. It started a fundidea to help soldiers get an education and buyidea.
    Here’s
    a home, as well as a few other benefits. The law has changed overquick review of transitions, organized by their types:
    1. Time:
    After screeching through
    the years but it is still in effect today. Challenge students to imagine that they have just returned hometurn from serving inMain Street onto Broad, the military. They should skimspeeding car barreled through a red light at the Help Wanted adsOld Fort Parkway intersection.
    Hitting speeds of up
    to find80 mph, the car then careened up Broad Street, finally smashing into a job that requires education or training. Have them write letters requesting educational funding aid that could come from the G.I. Bill.
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear
    utility pole near Thompson Lane.
    2. Repetition:
    Our neighbor Shelly said she has tried
    and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriatetried to task, purpose, and audience
    4. Tell students that astronaut Sally Ride came back
    call attention to Earth on June 24, 1983 after spending six days in space. She was the first American womanproblem.
    She has written 25 letters
    to fly in space. That’s quite an accomplishment but it wasn’t what Ride originally wantedvarious government officials.
    She has made countless phone calls.
    She has even taken time off work
    to do. She droppedstake out the mayor’s office.
    3. Contrast and/or comparison:
    Officials insist the campus has plenty
    of college toparking spaces.
    However , cars could
    be a professional tennis player! Later, she decided she wasn’t a good enough playerseen Monday parked in grassy medians, in front of fire hydrants, even on the sidewalks.
    4 . Pronouns
    and went back to school. Have students skimdemonstrative adjectives:
    “This ordinance absolutely must pass,”
    the Sports sectionmayor declared.
    He threatened
    to find an athlete whom they think should quit his/her sport and choose another. Have them write that person a letter explaining why they think he/she should choose another career.
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing
    resign in whichprotest if it short didn’t.
    That ultimatum irked
    the development and organization are appropriatecouncil members, who promptly decided to task, purpose, and audience
    5. On June 27, 1880, outlaw Ned Kelly was captured in Australia. His crimes became legendary. Why do your students think that some crimes
    call his bluff.
    6. Conjunctive adverbs :
    Developers
    are glorified in this way? Can they think of any “legendary” criminals? Are there crime stories in today’s news that have the makings ofapplying for a legend? Have them analyzepermit to build a crime story and tell whether it is likelylandfill on the site.
    Meanwhile , environmentalists are organizing opposition
    to becamethe plan.
    Here are
    a piecefew of history in our culture.
    Common Core Standard: drawing conclusions from text
    6. On June 25, 1947, Anne Frank's diary was published for
    the first time.In that diary, Anne Frank, a victimmany examples of the Holocaust, wrote, “Despite everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” Do you agree or disagree? Can you find support for your positionthis last type:
    · accordingly
    · consequently
    · moreover
    · therefore
    Find examples of transitions
    in today’s news?
    Common Core Standard: Produce clear and coherent writing in which
    the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audiencenews.
    Lessons written by Deborah Drezon Carroll. Carroll taught for ten years in Philadelphia, PA and is the author of two parenting books. She also coordinated the Newspaper in Education department of the Philadelphia Inquirer for 16 years.
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    Fitness
    Obesity
    The problem of obesity is widespread because many people do not eat healthy foods or exercise enough. Obese people have too much body fat. Put simply, too many
    Nutrition
    Many
    people are omnivores, which means they eat too muchboth plants and move too little. That means thatmeat. Some people who weigh too much take in more energy from food – called calories – than their bodies use. But obesity is more than just being overweight. People who are obese usually weigh 20 percentvegetarians, or more thanpeople who don’t eat animal products. To get all the recommended weight for their height and body type.
    Obesity is dangerous. It increases the risk
    nutrients we need to keep our bodies healthy, we need to eat a balanced diet. We need to eat different types of heart diseasefood each day and itcertain amounts of each food.
    The food we eat
    can cause high blood pressure, diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, trouble sleeping, and emotional problems such as poor self-esteem. In fact, obesity is closing in on tobacco asbe divided into groups. When we eat the No. 1 preventable cause of death in America today, accordingright foods and we also exercise, we can be healthy. The food groups are:
    • Whole Grain Foods (at most meals): The body needs carbohydrates for energy. It’s best
    to eat the Centers for Disease Controlcarbs that come from whole grains like oatmeal, whole wheat and Prevention.
    Obesity
    brown rice. Those give the most energy, the most fiber (which is a problemgood for children and young adults, too. Between 16 percentyou) and 33 percentthe least sugar of childrenall carbohydrates. Eat these at most meals.
    • Fats/Plant Oils: Some fats
    and adolescents in America – more than 9 million young people –oils are obese. Because of that, kidshealthy. Those oils are now getting diseases that usedolive, canola, soy, corn, sunflower, peanut, and other vegetable oils, as well as fatty fish oils like the one in salmon.
    • Vegetables and Fruits (2
    to affect only adults. There are3 times per day): Eat lots of things that kids want to rush into as they grow up, but grownup illnessesvegetables. They’re great! Fruits are not among them. It’salso good, eat some of them, but don’t drink too much fruit juice because it has a serious problemlot of sugar.
    • Fish, Poultry, and Eggs (0 to 2 times per day): They’re important
    because today’s kids (and that means you!) are tomorrow’s leaders. We need tomorrow’s leadersthey give you the protein you need.
    • Nuts and Legumes, like beans (1
    to be3 times per day): These give you protein and fiber.
    • Dairy or Calcium (1 to 2 times per day from low-fat food or from a supplement): These help you build
    strong bones.
    • Red Meat
    and healthy. You might say that today’s eaters are tomorrow’s leaders. Did what you ate yesterday prepareButter (just a little bit): These give you protein but they also have lots of the kind of fat which isn’t so good for greatness tomorrow? Don’t worry. There’s plentyyou. Eat only a little bit of timethis group.
    • White Rice, White Bread, Potatoes, Pasta, and Sweets (only a little bit) : This group may taste good but it’s not good for you. They give you lots of sugar and not very many good vitamins or minerals. Eat only a little bit.
    Too much fat can increase our risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular means related
    to the heart and blood vessels. Too much fat can also make changes. Youus overweight.
    Foods that come from animals – meat, milk, butter, cheese, ice cream, etc. – usually contain some fat. Some foods like cookies, muffins, donuts, pies and cakes even
    have the power to choose good health starting now.
    Although obesity
    fats added. Sugar has some physical causes, such as medical illness or medications (and children with one or more obese parents are more likelyno nutrients, leads to tooth decay and has lots of calories. If we eat too much sugar, we’d be obese themselves),too full to eat the biggest causes of obesity are poor dietfoods our bodies really need to grow healthy and lack of exercise. Obesity levels are lowest among people who consume high quantities of fruitsstrong. Foods with added sugar include ice cream, candy, and vegetables. Those are things yousoft drinks. We can do something about. If you are worried that you mayread labels to see how much fat and sugar have been added. So, if we want to be obese, consider seeing a doctorhealthy and strong, it’s best to talk about making healthy choices. If someone you know is obese, you might suggest that person get advice from a doctor. go easy on the fats, oils and sweets.
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    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.
    First Lady?
    While she's not an elected official,
    Summit?
    There has been a great deal of talk and speculation about
    the jobJune 12 summit of a First Lady, wife to a president, is not an easy one. People scrutinize her every wordDonald Trump and move. They watch and comment on what she wears. They expect herthe leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. It will continue to lead an exemplary life, that is to live in a way that is a good role model for others.
    Melania Trump is the First Lady currently. She does not
    make many public appearances or speeches. She has announced her signature program, "Be Best," but so far has not exactly shown how she plans to put that into action. For the last three weeks, she hasn't been seen in public. It was reported that she had minor surgerynews before and was recuperating but no one has seen her since that time, despite reports that she is fine. It is unusual for a First Lady to be out oflong after this meeting takes place. Find the public eye for an extended period of time like this.
    So, you can imagine there is much speculation
    stories about where she isthe summit and what she is doing. Keep your eye onkeep track of how the news to see where Melania turns upchanges before and what she says about where she's been.
    Why do
    after the event. Do you think this story makes news? the summit will have a lasting impact on the world?
    How and why?

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    Find three headlines in today's news thatSummer is a great time to do things you can read. Read them aloud todo during other seasons.
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    a partner.photo of a person doing something that most people only do in the summer. Write a story about what is happening in the picture.
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