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U.S. National Guard: Always Ready, Always There


Who protected the Americans before the Army, Navy, and Air Force? The National Guard is the oldest U.S. military branch. Readers find out what it takes to train and acquire the skills needed to be a Guard member. Action-packed photos of real occurrences and interesting facts allow students to analyze and determine meaning of the text. This title also provides practice in determining the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; and analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Series: Freedom Forces

Guided Reading Level: S

Lexile Level: 775

Interest Level: Grades 4-8

ISBN: 9781625132239 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2014

Pages: 32

Includes Teacher's Notes

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