This 4th grade Level Q reader "What is Juneteenth?" tells the story of Juneteenth - a day celebrated at the end of the Civil War. From this story, your students will learn about the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery in the U.S.
The book comes with companion worksheets which reinforce literacy skills involving reading, language, spelling and writing. Specific concepts, skills and vocabulary targeted in the book are listed on the first page of the story.
This book is one of a series of leveled books which I wrote to incorporate the Fountas and Pinnell leveled vocabulary, Rebecca Sitton spelling words, and general core curriculum standards for grades K-6 in the United States. There are 20 books (10 fiction and 10 non-fiction) per level A-U (Kindergarten through 5th grade reading) for a total of 420 books. There are 8 books (combination of fiction and non-fiction) per level V-Y (6th grade reading) for a total of 32 books.
The books are available for purchase in a variety of collections or as a single story.