Teaching With Books
Fly away home.
Your house is on fire,
And your children all gone;
All except one,
And that's little Ann,
And she has crept under
The warming pan.
This popular English nursery rhyme is about ladybugs. Ladybugs live in many countries in North America and Europe, but they are not called ladybugs everywhere. The American name for this beetle is ladybug. In England, they are called ladybirds. The German name, Marienkafer, translates to lady beetle.
Athletes sometimes put stripes of black grease under their eyes. The stripes are made of grease called eye black. Eye black helps block out the bright sun and reduce glare. Players started using eye black in the 1940s. Eye black grease is made of wax and carbon. Today, some athletes wear anti-glare stickers.
A journal is a daily record. It can be a personal record, such as a diary. It can also refer to a newspaper. A journalist is someone who reports the news for a newspaper, magazine, television show, or website. Journalism is the profession of reporting the news.
Look at the relationship between the words in bold. Now select a career that you might like to try. Would you like to be an artist? A biologist? A teacher? A writer? List a few words that are related to your career word.
Place the dates on a timeline.
Kentucky became a state in 1792. Tennessee became a state in 1796. Rhode Island became a state in 1790. Ohio became a state in 1803. Wisconsin became a state in 1848.
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Eyewitness interviews, lesson plans, and other resources help students discover the history and lasting impact of World War II.