Teaching With Books
"Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November. All the rest have thirty-one, except for February alone, which has four and twenty-four, and every leap year one day more."
This rhyme may help you remember how many days are in each month. The rhyme is more than 450 years old. One version was written in the 15th century. Many other versions have been written since then.
The largest snowman in the world was 122 feet and 1 inch tall. It was built in Bethel, Maine, in 2008. Many people helped build it. They had to use a 150-foot crane to reach the top! The project took them a whole month. They named the giant snowman Olympia for Olympia Snowe, one of Maine’s senators.
Once you know what a root word means, you can figure out the meaning of two or more other words.
What does the bold word mean in each sentence? What does the root mean? Write another word with the root.
1.He replaced a pedal on his bike.
2. Most mammals walk on four legs, but humans are bipeds.
1 kilometer (km) = .621 miles (mi)
2 km = ____ mi
10 km = ____ mi