Teaching With Books
The President's pastry chefs make a White House out of gingerbread every year. The tradition started in 1969. The chefs made a simple model of the White House. Today, the gingerbread White House takes months to plan and build. The chefs use hundreds of pounds of gingerbread and icing.
Conifers are a type of tree that make their seeds in cones, rather than in flowers. There are 588 species of conifers that produce cones in all shapes and sizes. The Coulter pine tree has the largest pinecones. They can weigh up to 10 pounds.
What does the bold word mean in each sentence? Write your own sentences using each meaning.
1. The twins were raised by their grandparents.
2. The workers asked their boss for a raise.
3. Raise your hand if you know the answer.
Joey saved $29.00 for his party. He bought goodie bags for his ten guests. One goodie bag costs $2.29. How much will he have left after buying ten goodie bags? Show your work.