Teaching With Books
Dian Fossey was a famous zoologist. Zoologists are scientists who study animals in nature. Fossey became famous for studying mountain gorillas in Africa. She began by gaining their trust. She spent a great deal of time near them. She observed how they communicated and how their families worked. Eventually, some of the gorillas began to interact with Fossey. She was able to form close relationships with several gorillas.
Turtles may seem like slow-moving animals on land. When swimming, however, many can move quite fast. They must swim quickly to avoid predators underwater. Green turtles in Hawaii have been known to reach speeds of 20 miles per hour.
What does the word press mean in each sentence?
1. They announced the start of the game from the press box.
2. You will have to press that shirt before you wear it.
3. Press this button to start the machine.
Write your own sentences using each meaning of the word press.
Write the numbers in bold using numerals.
Mexico has a population of about one hundred twenty million people.
The moon is approximately three hundred eighty-four thousand, four hundred kilometers away from Earth.