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What Time Is It?

December 16, 2021

You are in Georgia. It is 6:00 p.m. You call a friend in California. But she is not home. That is because it is 3:00 p.m. in California. She is still at school! Georgia and California are in different…

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History

Historic Firsts

December 16, 2021

February is Black History Month. Here are some firsts in Black American history. Home Run! Jackie Robinson played baseball. He was the first famous Black player in the major leagues. He played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. That was in 1947.…

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Government

Protecting Our Country

October 14, 2021

The United States military has different branches, or groups. Each group helps protect the country. Read on to learn more about five of them. Ready to Respond The Marines are an emergency force. They respond to problems quickly. Marines watch…

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History

A Day for Veterans

October 14, 2021

November 11 is an important day. It is called Veterans Day. A veteran is someone who was in the military. Veterans helped keep our country safe. This day honors their bravery. How the U.S. Celebrates A big ceremony is held…

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Animals

First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

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Sports

Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

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History

United States Symbols

April 22, 2021

A symbol is something that has a special meaning. One United States symbol is the flag. To Americans, the flag stands for freedom. Here are some other U.S. symbols. They remind us of the hopes our country is based on.…

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Places

Tour the USA

April 22, 2021

The United States is full of incredible sights. Ready for a road trip with TFK? Hop in! The Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay, in California. You can walk, drive, or ride…

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Government

This is Congress

March 11, 2021

The United States government has three branches. Congress is the legislative branch. It makes laws. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Take a look! This is the U.S. Capitol building. It is in Washington,…

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Government

Take a Tour

March 11, 2021

There are many historic buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. Learn about some of them on this map. 1. This is The White House. The president and his or her family live here. It is where the president works. 2.…

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