Teaching With Books
Pairing fiction and nonfiction text helps students fully understand a topic. Students will read a classic Magic School Bus book in order...
Kindergarten was invented in Europe in the early 1800s. It was sometimes called "Infant School." The first kindergarten in the United States opened in 1856. In German, the word kindergarten means "children's garden."
White-tailed deer are found in most of North America and parts of South America. They are herbivores and eat mainly plants and fruit. Bobcats, mountain lions, and coyotes all hunt these deer. But white-tailed deer are fast. They can sprint up to 30 miles per hour. They can jump up to 10 feet high!
On April 30, 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He took his oath in New York City. New York City was the capital of the country at that time.
List two proper nouns, two verbs, and one adjective used in the paragraph above.
On April 30, 1789, George Washington was sworn in as the first president of the United States. On April 30, 1939, the New York World's Fair opened in New York City.
How many years separated these two events?