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© 2018 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 34, No. 30 Use this code to reveal some incredible Independence Day facts: Parade Puzzle Can you find the letters L-I-B-E-R-T-Y hidden here? O n July 4, 1776, people living in the American Colonies declared their independence. They wanted to be independent, or free, from the rules of King George III of England. They wanted to form their own country. They wrote a document to send to King George. It was called the Declaration of Independence, written on July 4, 1776. This famous document says that all people are created equal and with certain rights. Numberofhotdogsthatareeaten byAmericansonIndependenceDay: million Unscramble the words to discover the rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence. Amountofmoneyspenton watermelonfortheJuly4thholiday: $ million Numberofpeoplewhosignedthe DeclarationofIndependence: How many stars can you find below? Which two picnic pictures are the same? Onomatopoeia describes words that sound like the sound they make when you say them. For example, when you say, “Pop!” it sounds a bit like a pop. Look through the newspaper. Can you find three to five examples of onomatopoeia? BONUS: How many stars can you find on this page? Standards Link: Language Arts: Vocabulary development. Standards Link: Reading Cimprehension: Follow simple written directions. One of the original signers of the Declaration of Independence visited Europe and fell in love with pasta. He brought back a machine to make macaroni and later, he became the first president to serve macaroni and cheese as part of an official state dinner. Which Founding Father was this? Circle every fourth letter to find out! Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Follow simple written directions. Find the words by looking up, down, backwards, forwards, sideways and diagonally. MACARONI ENGLAND SIGNERS E I N O R A C A M P PARADE G S C C E L D E A E FATHER R I B H R P N R A O CHEESE GEORGE O G R E H T A F T P PEOPLE E N U E E D L S T L RULES G E L S E A G G T E PASTA F R E E U H N E F A EQUAL O S S Q U I E F I L WORDS KING R T E H K S D R O W FREE Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recongized identical LIFE words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. PercentageofAmericanswho ownanAmericanflag: % Estimatednumberof professionalJuly4thfireworks displaysaroundthecountry: , Sources: History.com, WalletHub.com This week’s word: INDEPENDENCE The noun independence comes from the adjective independent meaning not under the control or rule of another. America gained independence in 1776. Try to use the word independence in a sentence today when talking with your friends and family. We the People The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution starts with “We the People …” Find examples in the newspaper of people working together to improve something or accomplish a goal in your community. ANSWER: Because she can’t sit down. Standards Link: Civics: Understand how a constitutional government has shaped America. Where would you go on a family picnic and what would you bring? NIE SpoNSorS Premier Properties Kings County Trophy Suzanne Marienau Cardoza, O.D.