Teaching With Books
Have you ever seen an abacus? Some teachers used the tool for math lessons in the 1800s. An abacus has a wooden frame with wires stretched across. Teachers and students would slide wooden circles along the wires. They could practice counting and perform simple operations such as addition and subtraction.
Why are the stars you can see in the night sky invisible during the day? It's because one star, the sun, is so bright it blocks out the light from the other stars. The sun is at the center of our solar system.
Complete each sentence with the correct prefix from the box.
1. They were ___able to get to the game because of the weather.
2. The actress ___reads the script many times to learn her lines.
3. Soak the T-shirt in bleach so that the stain will ___appear.
Circle the unit of measurement that completes the last sentence.
At the start of school, Liza's hair was down to her waist. She had it cut short and donated the hair to a cancer charity.
The cut hair weighed 11 _______ [inches, centimeters, ounces, pounds].
Everything You Need
Begin the year with a bulletin board project that helps students get to know one another.