Teaching With Books
Do you like to play Frisbee? The game first started more than 60 years ago in Bridgeport, Conn. Students from nearby colleges bought pies from the Frisbie Pie Company. When they finished eating their pies, they started tossing the empty pie tins. They shouted "Frisbie!" as they played. Today's plastic version is called a "Frisbee."
When astronauts in space want a sandwich, they don't use bread. They use tortillas. Why? The crumbs from the bread would float around in the gravity-free conditions. Crumbs could get inside the machines or accidentally be inhaled by the astronauts. Tortillas don't make crumbs.
What does the bold word in each sentence mean?
1. The disassembled engine parts were scattered over the garage floor.
2. Since we disagree, I suggest we go our separate ways.
What does the prefix dis- mean?
Pamela needs eight hours of sleep. If she falls asleep at 10:30 p.m., what time will she wake up? Show your work.