Adapted from CBC News by Nancy Carson
A pink shirt
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.
Reading by Nila Gopaul
Submitted by: Jennifer Partridge, West Point Grey United Church,
Jennifer Partridge’s students wrote letters to a newspaper.
They wanted to write about Vancouver’s traffic problems.
The learners also wanted to talk about solutions.
Here are three of their letters:
Think about what issues affect your community.
Write to your mayor or city council or local newspaper.
Jennifer’s class did!
Adapted from The Province by Nancy Carson
South Vancouver’s Little League
baseball team was in the U.S.
for two weeks this summer.
The team won the Canadian
championships in Quebec,
in early August.
So, they won the chance to go to
the Little League World Series.
The series is always in the U.S.
People at the series closely watched
one Vancouver player, Emma March.
They watched an American girl, too.
Why? Emma and Mo’ne Davis,
are only the 17th and 18th girls
to play in the series in 68 years!
Take a look at these Little League players in action: