Teaching With Books
Do you like to play Frisbee? The game first started more than 60 years ago in Bridgeport, Conn. Students from nearby colleges bought pies from the Frisbie Pie Company. When they finished eating their pies, they started tossing the empty pie tins. They shouted "Frisbie!" as they played. Today's plastic version is called a "Frisbee."
Firefighters used to be called "bucket brigades." A team of firefighters would put out a fire by forming a human chain and quickly passing buckets of water to each other. Now firefighters use fire trucks. One truck can carry up to a thousand gallons of water. Firefighters can also attach their hoses to nearby fire hydrants.
What does the bold word in each sentence mean? What does the prefix dis- mean?
1. The disassembled engine parts were scattered over the garage floor.
2. Since we disagree, I suggest we go our separate ways.
Pamela needs eight hours of sleep. If she falls asleep at 10:30 p.m., what time will she wake up? Show your work.