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Scholastic Action is thrilled to present an article for teachers and a resource sheet for parents from the education experts at Understood.org.
“How to Help Students Who Struggle With Reading Keep Their Confidence Up”
Printable Resource Sheet for Parents
a medicine, usually given as a shot, that protects someone from getting a disease
I got a shot with the flu vaccine because I don’t want to get sick during the winter.
willing to do anything to change a situation that is almost hopeless
Bill was so desperate to turn his grades around that he started to study every day.
a job or task with a special purpose
The FBI sent five agents on a mission to find the bank robbers.
serious damage to the body caused by extreme cold
Lisa got frostbite on her nose because she was out in the freezing cold for too long.
fell down suddenly
The bench collapsed when all of the kids sat on it.
working to become something
Dean is an aspiring Olympic athlete, training hard every day.
a disorder that can make it difficult to communicate with others
My cousin works with a special tutor because he has autism.
the way something feels, such as lumpy or smooth
The texture of this blue cheese dressing is very lumpy.
all the subjects studied in school
The school board approved a new curriculum for our town’s schools.
get involved or connect with something
Karen likes to engage with her community by volunteering at a soup kitchen.
kept separate by race
During the civil rights movement, people protested at segregated lunch counters.
people watching an event
There were many spectators in the crowd to watch Jenny compete in pole vaulting..
a home for students provided by a school
Chad’s college dormitory room is so messy!
went against something; resisted
I defied my parents by eating a second dessert.
unfair treatment of a person based on race, sex, age, or another reason
I believe there should be no discrimination in our society.
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Chase Cooks Kabobs
Watch a fun and hilarious episode of Chase Bailey’s cooking show, “Chase ‘N Yur Face,” and learn how to make beef and chicken kabobs!
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