Teaching With Books
Students will practice sequencing events, learn new words, and create art projects as they read a biography of Christopher Columbus.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of our country and had many talents. He was an excellent writer and a skilled inventor. He even taught himself to swim when he was only eight years old. On the other hand, Franklin was not very good at math.
Some types of pumpkins, such as the Atlantic Giant, can weigh more than 2,000 pounds! The walls of the fruit can be up to six inches thick.
Some words have multiple meanings. Use the other words in the sentence to help you figure out the meaning.
What does the bold word mean in each sentence?
1. Can you jam one more thing into that suitcase?
2. I like jam on my peanut butter sandwiches.
3. He was late because of a traffic jam on Main Street.
Write your own sentences using each meaning of the word jam.
Matthew needs a new school uniform. The blazer costs $49.00. The sweater costs $29.00. The school vest costs $19.00.
1. Estimate the total cost of a blazer, sweater, and vest.
2. What is the actual cost?