Teaching With Books
Mother's Day is celebrated around the world. But not all countries celebrate it on the same day. In the United States, Mother's Day is the second Sunday in May. Mexico celebrates the holiday on May 10. In the United Kingdom, Mother's Day is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Russia celebrates on the last Sunday of November.
Cactus plants grow in hot, dry regions. Cacti have a fleshy, thick outer layer of cells that store water. These cells allow cacti to soak up and store water when it rains. Many desert animals eat plants to take in water. Cacti have sharp thorns to protect them from these animals. These adaptations help cacti survive in unlikely places.
The prefix en- means in, into, or within.
Match these words with the prefix en- to their meanings:
entomb to make possible
enclose to bury
enable to make bigger
enlarge to put inside
Use two words with the prefix en- in sentences.
Add: 1 1/4 + 1/8
Subtract: 5/12 – 1/3