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Landing Students Learn the Importance of Memorial Day

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Landing students in Ms. Courtney McCord’s AIS classes displayed their depth of knowledge mastery, while honoring our fallen veterans for the upcoming Memorial Day. Students in grade 3 read a fiction story about a boy visiting his grandmother for Memorial Day weekend and learning many exciting facts about the reason he had off from school for the holiday. The students shared the author's perspective on various pages of the text.

Students in grades 4-5 read a nonfiction text describing how and why Americans recognize Memorial Day as a national holiday. The students demonstrated various ELA skills including determining the main idea and supporting details of a text, connecting text and visuals, and comparing and contrasting organizational text structures.