Teaching With Books
This book provides an opportunity to teach cumulative story structure, nonsense rhyming, and sequence of events. Activities will engage...
The first music video played on MTV on August 1, 1981. It was for a song called “Video Killed the Radio Star.” It was by a band named The Buggles. The idea of a video with music goes back to an experiment in Thomas Edison's lab. Thomas Edison was an American inventor. In 1895, he invented a machine called the Kinetophone. It showed moving pictures and had a phonograph that played sound. The machine never became popular.
Some insects, such as the firefly, can glow in the dark. Fireflies use chemicals in their body to make light with almost no heat. This is called luminescence. Fireflies flash their lights on and off in patterns to send each other messages. The males light up so the females can find them.
Homophones are words that sound the same but mean different things.
Finish the sentences with hear or here.
1. Did you read it or _____ it on the news?
2. The piano should go over _____.
Write sentences using the homophones hear and here.
Fill in the missing fractions on the number line.