Teaching With Books
Have you seen a coin worth a dollar? Some dollar coins show a picture of Susan B. Anthony. She lived during the 1800s. She fought for women to have the same rights as men. Her efforts helped make a law that allowed women to vote. Susan B. Anthony was the first woman shown on U.S. currency. Her coin was issued in 1979.
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 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 number, in lowest terms.
Solve and illustrate this equation.
1 1/2 + 1 1/3 =