Teaching With Books
Some people in the country of Ireland speak two languages: English and Irish Gaelic. Irish Gaelic is an ancient Irish language. Dia dhuit is Irish Gaelic for hello.
Kangaroos have an unusual body structure. Their back legs grow much larger than their front legs. This affects how they move. Their large, muscular tails work as a counterbalance. Kangaroos are excellent at leaping up high and hopping.
Which part of speech is each bold word?
1. Daylight Savings Time was developed in 1918 to save energy during World War I.
2. When Daylight Savings Time begins, the clock springs forward one hour.
[Hint: A noun names a person, place, or thing. A verb names an action or state of being. An adjective describes a noun. An adverb describes a verb or adjective.]
Thin Mints are the most popular Girl Scout cookie.
If a box costs $5.25, and Jen's troop sold two dozen boxes, how much money did her troop make?
[Hint: One dozen is 12.]