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In our February issue...
What is Super Tuesday? The primary election process is explained. Presidents Day is Feb. 17. The Lincoln Home National Historic Site and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, both in Springfield, Illinois, and George Washington's Mount Vernon in Virginia are places where you can learn more about these presidents. What is it like to visit the Supreme Court and see the court in action? Citizenship questions related to these stories are included. Teachers' Corner shares resources for teaching civics. Workers are needed for the Census. Black History Month is observed. Feb. 16 is Elizabeth Peratrovich Day in Alaska. February holidays are celebrated and there are stories about love and friendship. There is a love story that is told at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove, California, to "explain" the return of monarch butterflies there. The conversation activity is on making and keeping friends. Bakersfield, California students write about happiness. A student from Chicago advocates for the legal drinking age to be increased. The movie/DVD review is on "The Two Popes." There are many instant activities in this issue including reading, writing, conversations and idioms. All this and more in the February issue.
Student Writing of the Month is from Pui Tak Center in Chicago, Illinois. Bonus Student Writing is from Bakersfield Adult School, California.
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Our readers write from Bakersfield, California
Students from Bonnie Vaughn's class at Bakersfield Adult School in California.
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