Teaching With Books
Every year, a giant Christmas tree decorates Rockefeller Center in New York City. The tradition began during the Great Depression in the 1930s. Many people were out of work at that time. The construction workers building Rockefeller Center were grateful that they had jobs. They put up the first tree in 1931 to celebrate Christmas and their good fortune. The tree was 20 feet tall.
The Dutch were the first people to ice skate. They skated from village to village along frozen canals. Ice skating eventually became popular around the world.
Finish each sentence with break or brake.
1. The ____s on my bike need to be checked before I can ride on icy streets.
2. If you slip and fall on the ice, you could ____ your arm.
What does each homophone mean? Write your own sentences using the homophones.
Solve the problem and reduce to lowest terms.
3/8 – 1/8 = ___
Illustrate your answer.