Jerry lost his backpack

Jerry stands outside a Translink station. Photo by Dora Huang

Jerry stands outside a Translink station.
Photo by Dora Huang

Jerry lost his backpack
Submitted by Dora Huang, Burnaby School Board LINC Program
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On November 5th,
Jerry came from China.
He got on the number 134 bus.
He was in a hurry
and left his backpack
on the bench at the bus stop.
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Today is Pink Shirt Day

Pink shirt day in a school Photo by energeticcity, Flickr

A Pink shirt day in a school
Photo by energeticcity, Flickr

Adapted from CBC News by Nancy Carson
A pink shirt
Level 1

It is 2007.  A boy wakes up early.
It is his first day of school.
He is excited.
He puts on his new shirt.
It is pink.

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Listen to the story “A pink shirt” – Level 1
Reading by Nila Gopaul

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