My Fourth of July
My Fourth of July is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts, addressing Literacy.RI.1.5 and Literacy.L.1.1. Large color photographs of fireworks, traditional American cooking, patriotic parades, and family get-togethers along with narrative nonfiction text teach students about the history behind this national holiday. Readers learn about the many activities that typically take place on this festive July day. This book should be paired with “Our Country's Holidays" (9781448888337) from the Rosen Common Core Readers Program to provide the alternative point of view on the same topic.