Teaching With Books
The Winter Olympic Games are an international sporting event. They occur every four years. Many different countries participate in the Games. Athletes compete in sports like skiing, ice skating, hockey, and snowboarding. The first Olympic Winter Games were held in 1924. The Games had 16 events and 16 countries competed in France. Now more than 80 countries participate.
After a female emperor penguin lays an egg, she gives it to the father penguin. The father penguin protects the egg. He rests the egg on his feet and keeps it warm under a fold of skin. The mother penguin goes hunting. She returns after the chick has hatched. She brings a belly full of fish for the new chick.
Finish each sentence with the homophones threw or through.
1. Christina ____ another log on the fire.
2. The hot cocoa warmed us ____ and ____ .
3. The city ____ a New Year's Eve midnight sledding party in the park.
What does each homophone mean? Write your own sentences using the homophones.
Subtract the fractions and reduce to the lowest terms.
5/6 – 1/6 = ___
Illustrate your answer.