Teaching With Books
Many Native Americans in southeastern Massachusetts in the 1600s belonged to the Wampanoag tribe. Wampanoag means Eastern People or People of the First Light. Wampanoag children learned skills by watching adults. All Wampanoag children learned how to swim. This was important because the Wampanoag often traveled by boat. Wampanoag boys learned how to shoot arrows and hunt. Wampanoag girls learned how to make pots, weave, and sew clothing.
Do you get tired after Thanksgiving dinner? Your digestive system is probably working hard. Thanksgiving foods tend to be heavy and high in carbohydrates. This food takes more energy to digest.
What does the bold word in each sentence mean? What does the suffix -able mean?
1. An extra pillow made grandpa more comfortable.
2. Her new sweater is very fashionable.
Write your own sentence using a word with the suffix -able.
1 mile (mi) = about 1.6 kilometers (km)
2 miles = about ___ kilometers
10 mi = about ___ km