Teaching With Books
Using popular series like Captain Underpants and Bone, students will learn about the unique graphic novel format and compare it to other...
Helen Keller was a famous activist. She got very sick as a young child. Her illness left her deaf and blind. Keller learned to communicate with the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Sullivan helped her create a form of sign language that involved touch. Keller learned words by feeling Sullivan's hands signing them. When Helen Keller grew up, she went to college, traveled the world, and wrote books. She dedicated much of her time to advocating for the rights of women and the blind.
A robot is a machine that can perform different tasks. Robots are used to build cars and electronics. They are also used to perform jobs that are too dangerous for humans. Scientists use robots to explore deep oceans and outer space. Some robots are built to resemble humans. These robots are called humanoid robots.
John was in line at the grocery store when he realized he had forgotten his money. Without a way to pay for his groceries, he was really in a jam!
The expression in a jam means to be in a difficult situation. Have you ever been in a jam? Use the expression in your answer.
Caroline is making two dozen sandwiches. Each sandwich needs a slice of pickle. She has half a dozen pickles left in the jar. Into how many pieces should she cut each pickle?
[Hint: 1 dozen = 12]