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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
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Kings County Trophy

Suzanne Marienau
Cardoza, O.D.

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