Teaching With Books
Playing dreidel is a Hanukkah tradition. Dreidels are tops that spin. They have four sides. Each side shows a letter from the Hebrew alphabet. The letters are nun, gimel, hay, and shin. They stand for take nothing, take everything, take half, and put in. Players take turns spinning the dreidel. Depending on how the dreidel lands, they move game pieces, like candies or coins, in and out of a center pot.
Some trees lose their leaves in the fall, but evergreen trees keep their leaves all year long. Some evergreens live in tropical climates. It doesn’t get cold enough for them to lose their leaves. These evergreens have broad, thick leaves. Evergreens in cold climates have special needle-like leaves. These needles are strong and can survive cold winters.
Finish each sentence with one of the homophones for or four. Then write your own sentences using the homophones.
1. I get home from school around ___ in the afternoon.
2. These magazines are ___ my sister.
Can you think of a rule for remembering the difference between the two words?
To add mixed fractions, change each mixed fraction to an improper fraction. Then change the improper fractions to improper fractions with the same denominators. Add the fractions. Then change the improper sum to a proper fraction, or mixed fraction, in lowest terms.
Solve and illustrate this equation.
1 1/2 + 1 1/3 =
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Eyewitness interviews, lesson plans, and other resources help students discover the history and lasting impact of World War II.