I want my kids to know why we celebrate the 4th of July.
A knowledge of history helps the future.
I found a nice and short article to show my kids. I'll be revising some words (probably make a vocabulary list) and printing it out with some images. I'll be using this as part of our "Summer Book Club" at home.
Here's the link to the article (and some links to craft ideas) I hope will be helpful to others :
Unfortunately some American's don't know why we celebrate:
That's funny and sad at the same time.