Teaching With Books
This lesson plan uses Jerry Pallotta's text to teach compare and contrast, content area vocabulary, and the topic of predators and prey...
Coral reefs are underwater ecosystems. They are homes to fish and many other sea creatures. The colorful rock-like parts of a coral reef are called coral. Coral is actually a living creature that can grow and die. There are many kinds of coral. They are different shapes, sizes, and colors. Some coral is hard due to a rigid, protective exoskeleton. Other corals are soft and move with the currents.
A dictionary is a book that defines words. Dictionaries show you the correct spelling and pronunciation of words, too. They also tell you the origins of words. Dictionaries have been around for hundreds of years. The ancient Greeks made some of the earliest known dictionaries.
Decisive means having the ability to make decisions quickly. A decisive person is someone who is determined and resolute.
The base word of decisive is decide.
Define the following words and use them in sentences.
One car costs $23,250. Another car costs $34,250. A third car costs $15,500.
How much do all three of the cars cost together?