Teaching With Books
A bathroom sink gives out more than two gallons of water in one minute. That’s as much as two big jugs of milk. Make sure to turn off the water when you brush your teeth. This will save water, which helps the environment.
Red foxes have bushy tails. Their tails are almost as long as their bodies. In cold weather, a red fox will use his tail like a blanket. He curls up and drapes his tail over his paws and nose. A fox’s tail also acts as a counter weight and helps the fox keep his balance.
On the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere rode from Boston to Lexington to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British army was heading their way. It was a dangerous and important mission.
A patriot is a person who supports and defends his or her country. During the American Revolution, a Patriot was a person who wanted the Colonies to be free from British rule.
Add these suffixes to the word patriot to form new words:
Use each word in a sentence.
Paul Revere (1735-1818) made his famous ride in 1775. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) published “Paul Revere’s Ride” in 1861.
Draw a time line and mark the dates when both men were born and died. Also mark Paul Revere's ride and the year when Longfellow published the poem. How long after Revere’s ride did Longfellow write the poem? How old was Longfellow when he wrote it?