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12A COTTAGE GROVE SENTINEL MAY 23, 2018
© 2018 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 34, No. 24
here is a sunk
sunken U.S. Navy
ship in Pea
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
he USS Arizon
Arizona battleship was
unk when Japan attacked
P earl Har
Harbor on Dec. 7,
T attack caused
U.S. to join the
fighting in World War II.
More than 1,000 sailors and
marines died that day. Many of
them remain with their ship under
the harbor. And many Pearl
Harbor survivors choose to be
placed with their fellow crew
members when they die.
Do the math to discover which
emblem represents each branch
of the United States military.
From a building constructed
above the water, visitors can see
the USS Arizona under the
harbor’s clear ocean waters. This
is the USS Arizona Memorial,
which opened in 1962.
Parts of a ship have particular
names. If you know the names, you
can talk about ships like a sailor!
Use the code below to label the
diagram at right.
undersea remains of the USS Arizona
stern: the back end of a ship
bow: the front of a ship
port side: the left side of a
ship or boat
starboard side: the right
side of a ship or boat
turret: on a batteship, a
rotating platform for large guns
USS Arizona Memorial
Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday to remember
the people who died in American wars. It is observed on the last
Monday in May. What year did Memorial Day officially begin?
Color in the even-numbered squares to reveal the answer.
Replace the missing words.
Not far from the USS Arizona Memorial,
the Battleship Missouri is open for
______________. Aboard this ship,
Japan and the United States and their
Allies signed _____________ to end
Gen. MacArthur signs
papers ending World War II
World War II.
aboard the USS Missouri.
General Douglas MacArthur led the ceremony and he was the
last person to _________ the “Instruments of Surrender.” He
concluded the ceremony by saying: “Let us pray that __________
be now restored to the ___________, and that God will preserve
it always. These proceedings are closed!” And with those words,
World War II was officially over.
Color a space on this
graph for each fish
you count. Which fish
In the tropical waters of Hawaii, a huge variety of colorful
fish live among the coral reefs. The reef triggerﬁsh isn’t
very big, but it has a name in Hawaiian that’s VERY long:
humuhumunukunukuapua’a! You pronounce it:
Look through today’s
pictures and words
that show love of your
country. Cut these out
and glue onto a sheet
of paper to make as
Standards Link: Language Arts:
Identify synonyms in reading.
n 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a
law that started fundraising for the USS Arizona
Memorial. Their goal was to raise $500,000, but
only $155,000 had been raised by 1960.
A rock and roll legend solved the problem.
He held a concert in Hawaii that raised over
$60,000. But the concert raised more than
money – it made people across the
country aware of the USS Arizona and
the drive to build a memorial. Donations
started coming in and the full $500,000
was raised by September, 1961.
Circle every other letter to reveal this rock legend’s name:
Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Follow simple written directions.
Standards Link: Civics: Know how various symbols
Find the words by looking up,
down, backwards, forwards,
sideways and diagonally.
L I R U O S S
I M O
N A H A W A I
I A P
I A O P N A I
P E A R R R E H K L
Y L M I O B S A R E
This week’s word:
The noun gratitude means
being thankful and showing
appreciation for a kindness.
E V M Z W M O A C W
N I A O O A E R R E
O S U N K P R M I R
M A N A E C O S L C
Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recongized identical
words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns.
Jenna showed gratitude for
her birthday gifts by sending
out cards of thanks.
Try to use the word
gratitude in a sentence
today when talking with
your friends and family.
Ask a friend to study a picture in the newspaper
for one minute. Then cover the picture and have
your friend write down as many details as they
can remember. Now reverse roles and you try.
Write a paragraph about
what you remember most
about this school year.
Standards Link: Reading Comprehension: Follow simple
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