Official Kids Mag

March 2021

Official Kids Mag is specifically written for kids ages 5 to 12. It contains activities and stories ranging from kid heroes, cooking, gardening, STEAM, education, fun facts and much more every month.

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26 Standards Links: Reading Comprehension: Follow simple written directions. J. Howard Miller was an artist hired by the Westinghouse Company to produce a poster that would make Rosies feel proud and work hard. His poster has the headline, "We Can Do It," meaning that together, the workers could help support the war effort and win. In September of 1943, many major magazines created covers and advertisements featuring some version of Rosie the Riveter to encourage more women to enter the work force. Draw exactly what you see in each of the boxes at right in the empty boxes at left to recreate this famous poster. hen America entered World War II, many men left their jobs to ______ in the armed forces. Factories that once produced cars and trucks, canned foods and appliances instead began to produce the airplanes, ships, __________ and weapons that would be needed. During the World War II years (1941–1945), women changed _________ by taking on jobs that traditionally men had done. Women began to weld, operate heavy ______________, work on assembly lines, perform other factory work and sometimes even ___________ a plane. There was no one person named Rosie the Riveter. "Rosie the Riveter" was the name of a 1942 song about a hard-working woman in a factory. This popular tune soon had people calling any woman working in a factory by the nickname "Rosie the Riveter." Even today, the women who performed those jobs during WWII are known as "Rosies." Standards Links: History: Students understand the people, events, problems and ideas that were significant in creating the history of our country. © Vicki Whiting March 2021 Official Kids Mag

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