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Sneak Preview! Your May/June 2021 Issue

By Storyworks 3 Editors
March 24, 2021

It's hard to believe, but in just a few short weeks our final Storyworks 3 issue of the school year will be arriving in classrooms and appearing online! Keep reading for a sneak peek at some of our favorite stories. And don't miss our new Cover and Scavenger Hunt Slide Decks where students can engage even more with this issue!

"A Sweet Mistake" by Tricia Culligan

This sweet piece introduces the 11-year old boy who accidentally invented the Popsicle—and teaches your students an important lesson about making mistakes.

Featured Skill: knowledge building

"From Fear to Hope" by Lauren Tarshis

Author Lauren Tarshis shares stories her grandmother used to tell her about growing up during the polio outbreaks of the 1940s and 1950s. She compares these outbreaks to today's Covid-19 pandemic and explains why her grandmother's stories give her hope.

Featured Skill: author's purpose

"Surfing the World's Biggest Waves" by Tricia Culligan

The surf's up in this thrilling Time Machine feature! Your students will get to imagine what it's like to ride the largest wave in surfing history. Along the way, they'll learn about the history of surfing and how waves form.

Featured Skill: knowledge building

"Should Kids Have Later Bedtimes in the Summer?"

Your students will love debating this timely question just before the start of summer vacation! Let us know what your class thinks.

Featured Skill: supporting an argument

Check out our Issue at a Glance Grid to get an overview of all the incredible digital resources that come with your issue. Click the image above to view the grid for the May/June 2021 issue.

What are you most excited to teach from our May/June issue? Let us know at storyworks3@scholastic.com. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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