Teaching With Books
On January 31, 1865, Congress passed the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. It ended slavery in America. The amendment was very important for human rights in the United States. It ensured that all people in the United States were free and equal by law.
On Groundhog Day, there is a celebration in Punxsutawney, Pa. Punxsutawney Phil is a famous groundhog who lives there. On February 2, many people come to watch him look for his shadow. If he sees his shadow, there will be more winter. If he does not, spring is coming. The National Climatic Data Center studies weather. They look at the annual weather predictions by Punxsutawney Phil. They compare these to the actual weather. They discovered that Phil isn't a very good meteorologist. He has been wrong about when winter will end more than half of the time!
Write the following present tense verbs in the past tense. Hint: The past tense forms of these words are irregular.
Now write sentences using the past tense forms of the verbs above.
Last year, 6,354 people visited the county fair. This year, 8,693 people went to the fair. How many people attended the county fair in the last two years?