Through various examples, children learn about patriotism and how to apply it to everyday life. At school and at home, various situations are presented which teach readers about the importance of forgiving others. Additional features to aid comprehension include informative captions, a Think-About-It section, a table of contents, a glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JNF053200, JNF053090, JNF053050|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||National Geographic Kids
- What Is Patriotism?
- Patriotism in Words
- Patriotism and Flags
- Patriotism and Music
- Patriotism and Parades
- Patriotism and Voting
- Keeping Countries Safe
- Patriotism and You
- Patriotism Makes You Stronger
- Think About It
- Find Out More
Author: Cynthia Amoroso
Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes. Cynthia enjoys reading, writing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.