Correct the sentences below.
1. Who is ur favrite author?
2. Authers writ books.
3. These storys explore the meening of frendship.
[Hint: There are 7 errors all together.]
1. Who is your favorite author?
2. Authors write books.
3. These stories explore the meaning of friendship.
94 ÷ 7 = __r__
71 ÷ 5 = __r__
95 ÷ 6 = __r__
94 ÷ 7 = 13 r 3
71 ÷ 5 = 14 r 1
95 ÷ 6 = 15 r 5
The word "breakfast" means "break the fast." A fast is a period of time when you don't eat. We do not eat while we are asleep at night. The first meal that we eat in the morning breaks the fast that occurs while we sleep.
Some Asian traditions have become part of American culture. Surfing, for example, developed in Polynesia and Hawaii. The game of chess comes from India. Fireworks, like those we watch on the Fourth of July, originated in China around 900 A.D.
The suffix -ion can turn a verb into a noun. The final "e" is dropped before the suffix is added.
participate + ion = participation: the act of participating
confuse + ion = confusion: the state of being confused
Add -ion to each word.
Select two words with the suffix -ion to use in sentences.
migrate + ion = migration
concentrate + ion = concentration
destruct + ion = destruction
protect + ion = protection
Turtles have existed for two hundred million years.
Write the numerals for the underlined number words.
An earworm is a song that is stuck in your head. Earworms keep repeating over and over again in your mind, even though you are not listening to the song. Songs with repetition and rhythm are more likely to get stuck. Scientists don't know exactly what makes earworms happen. It may have to do with certain sounds and rhythms that repeat. Earworms are difficult to get out of your head. Some people listen to a different song. Others sing the song all the way through.
Ants are social insects that live in colonies. Each colony has male ants, worker ants, and one queen ant. Despite her title, the queen ant is not in charge of the colony. The males mate with the queen. The queen lays eggs. Worker ants forage for food, build and repair the nest, and protect the colony. There are more than 10,000 different species of ants.
Complete each sentence with one of these homophones: meet, meat, or mete.
- Lions eat the _____ of animals they hunt and scavenge.
- If hyenas _____ a lion, they will usually back away. But they may try to steal the lion's food.
- Hyenas don't _____ out helpings of a kill; each hyena will eat whatever it can!
Write a definition for each of the homophones.
1. Lions eat the meat of animals they hunt and scavenge.
2. If hyenas meet a lion, they will usually back away. But they may try to steal the lion's food.
3. Hyenas don't mete out helpings of a kill; each hyena will eat whatever it can!
Accept all reasonable definitions:
meat: animal flesh that is considered to be food
meet: come together; come into the presence of, sometimes for the first time
mete: measure out
Estimate each answer.
1. Is 1/4 + 1/6 = >1/2 or <1/2
2. Is 2/3 + 1/4 = >1/2 or <1/2
3. Is 1/8 + 2/4 = >1/2 or <1/2
1. 1/4 + 1/6 = <1/2
2. 2/3 + 1/4 = >1/2
3. 1/8 + 2/4 = >1/2
In the United States, people who travel into space are called astronauts. The word astronaut comes from the Greek words for star (astro) and sailor (naut). In Russia, the word for space travelers is cosmonauts. Cosmo is Greek for universe. The Chinese word for a space traveler is taikonaut. Taiko is the Chinese word for space.
The patterns and colors of flowers attract birds and insects. Birds, bees, butterflies, and moths are pollinators. They carry pollen from flower to flower. Birds and butterflies are attracted to bright red and orange flowers. Bees cannot see red colors well. They prefer blue, purple, yellow, and white flowers. Moths are better able to see light colors, like white and yellow, when they are active at night.
The phoenix is a mythological bird. The phoenix was said to live for at least 500 years. When it was close to the end of its life, the phoenix would build itself a nest and burst into flames. When the flames were gone, a new phoenix would rise from the ashes.
The phoenix is often used as a symbol. Can you think of something that would be symbolically reborn like a phoenix?
A spacecraft is sent to Mars. It enters Mars’ atmosphere at 16,700 miles per hour. A parachute opens and thrusters slow the craft as it descends. It lands at a speed of 1.2 miles per hour.
How many miles per hour did the spaceship slow down in order to land?
The spaceship slowed down 16,698.8 mph in order to land.
16,700 mph – 1.2 mph = 16,698.8 mph
Dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago. But their bones are still buried in the earth. Scientists called paleontologists dig up these bones and carefully clean off the dirt. They study the bones very closely. Paleontologists can learn a lot about dinosaurs from the bones. They can find out what the dinosaurs ate, how they moved, and more.
Memorial Day is an American holiday. On Memorial Day, we honor Americans who have died in wars. Many people put flowers on the graves of veterans. There are also religious services and parades around the country. Memorial Day is celebrated annually on the last Monday in May.
Identify each of the bold words as a noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, or adjective.
"That very afternoon my father and the cat went down to the docks to see about ships going to the Island of Tangerina. They found out that a ship would be sailing the next week, so right away they started planning for the rescue of the dragon. The cat was a great help in suggesting things for my father to take with him, and she told him everything she knew about Wild Island. Of course, she was too old to go along."
—Ruth Stiles Gannett, My Father's Dragon
A cyclist rides ten miles in one hour. He then speeds up and rides 35 miles in the next hour. Then he slows back down to 20 miles per hour and rides for three hours at this pace. How many miles did he ride?
The cyclist rode 105 miles.
10 miles in Hour 1 = 10 miles
35 miles in Hour 2 = 35 miles
20 miles per hour for Hours 3, 4, and 5 = 20 mph x 3 hours = 60 miles
10 miles + 35 miles + 60 miles = 105 miles
Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world. They can grow up to 19 feet tall. Giraffes' legs are about six feet long. Their necks are the same length as their legs! Giraffes even have unusually long tongues that can grow to 21 inches. The extreme height of giraffes helps them get food because they can reach leaves on high treetops.
A flag at half-staff is flown halfway down a flag pole. Flying flags at half-staff signals a period of mourning. On Memorial Day, flags are flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon. At noon, they are raised to the top of the flag pole.
Correct the sentences below. Check capitalization, spelling, punctuation, and homophones.
1. Rhode island and Wisconsin celebrate there statehood this weak.
2. rhode island was one of the original Thirteen Colonys?
3. wisconsin are famous for makeing cheese
[Hint: There are 11 errors in all.]
1. Rhode Island and Wisconsin celebrate their statehood this week.
2. Rhode Island was one of the original Thirteen Colonies.
3. Wisconsin is famous for making cheese.
44 ÷ 3 = __ r __
37 ÷ 2 = __ r __
51 ÷ 4 = __ r __
44 ÷ 3 = 14 r 2
37 ÷ 2 = 18 r 1
51 ÷ 4 = 12 r 3
An oasis is an area in the middle of a desert that has an underground water source. The water usually comes from natural wells or springs. Oases can be large or small. Vegetation is able to grow in an oasis. Most of the people who live in the Sahara Desert live in oases.
We often use the words bug and insect to mean the same thing. But bugs and insects are different. Bugs are a type of insect. All bugs eat in the same distinctive way. Bugs feed through a long, pointed mouthpiece. They use their mouthpieces like straws to suck up liquid food.
A journal is a daily record. It can be a personal record, such as a diary. It can also refer to a newspaper. A journalist is someone who reports the news for a newspaper, magazine, television show, or website. Journalism is the profession of reporting the news.
Look at the relationship between the words in bold. Now select a career that you might like to try. Would you like to be an artist? A biologist? A teacher? A writer? List a few words that are related to your career word.
Place the dates on a timeline.
Kentucky became a state in 1792. Tennessee became a state in 1796. Rhode Island became a state in 1790. Ohio became a state in 1803. Wisconsin became a state in 1848.
Athletes sometimes put stripes of black grease under their eyes. The stripes are made of grease called eye black. Eye black helps block out the bright sun and reduce glare. Players started using eye black in the 1940s. Eye black grease is made of wax and carbon. Today, some athletes wear anti-glare stickers.
Fly away home.
Your house is on fire,
And your children all gone;
All except one,
And that's little Ann,
And she has crept under
The warming pan.
This popular English nursery rhyme is about ladybugs. Ladybugs live in many countries in North America and Europe, but they are not called ladybugs everywhere. The American name for this beetle is ladybug. In England, they are called ladybirds. The German name, Marienkafer, translates to lady beetle.
Straight and strait are homophones. Finish the sentences with straight or strait.
When you are driving your boat through the ____, be sure not to turn left or right. Keep going ____ to avoid the rocks.
Write definitions for straight and strait. Use one of the homophones in a sentence of your own.
When you are driving your boat through the strait, be sure not to turn left or right. Keep going straight to avoid the rocks.
straight, adjective: without curves or bends; [moving in] the same direction
strait, noun: a passageway connecting two larger bodies of water
1. Is 1/6 + 1/8 >1/2 or <1/2?
2. Is 6/10 + 1/9 >1/2 or <1/2?
3. Is 1/5 + 2/3 >1/2 or <1/2?
Remember: > means greater than and < means less than.
1. 1/6 + 1/8 < 1/2
2. 6/10 + 1/9 > 1/2
3. 1/5 + 2/3 > 1/2
We use our fingernails as tools. We use them to scratch itches, peel fruit, undo knots, and much more. Fingernails are made of a protein called keratin. Skin and hair are also made of keratin.
Honeybees live in colonies. They collect nectar from flowers and make honey. The honeybee is just one kind of bee. There are about 20,000 different kinds of bees.
Explain the meaning of one of the following quotes.
"Children are our most valuable resource."
"A person's a person, no matter how small."
Read the Saturday morning television schedule:
|Time||Saturday Morning Children's Program Schedule|
|7:30||Live action animal adventures|
|10:00||Live action animal adventures|
How many programs are there?
How many programs are cartoons?
What fraction of the programs are cartoons? Reduce the fraction to lowest terms.
How many programs are there?
There are 10 programs.
How many programs are cartoons?
Five of the programs are cartoons.
What fraction of the programs are cartoons? Reduce the fraction to lowest terms.
Cartoons are 5/10 of the programs. 5/10 = 1/2
Many dogs turn in circles before they lie down. Instinct tells dogs to do this. Wild dogs and wolves circle to make a spot outside more comfortable. Outdoors, the circling scares away pests, like bugs and snakes, from a sleeping spot. Although many domestic dogs sleep indoors, they continue to circle like their wild counterparts.
The frequency of a cricket's chirps is affected by the temperature. The greater the temperature, the more frequently a cricket will chirp. The cooler the temperature, the less often a cricket will chirp. The Old Farmer's Almanac, a farming reference book, created a formula to figure out the temperature based on cricket chirps. Count the number of chirps you hear in 14 seconds and add 40. The sum is the approximate temperature in Fahrenheit.
Identify each bold word as a noun, proper noun, possessive pronoun, verb, adverb, or adjective.
Roquefort is a type of blue cheese. It is made from ewe's milk. A ewe is a female sheep. Only cheese processed in Roquefort, a region of France, may be labeled "Roquefort" cheese. Roquefort is also one of the oldest known cheeses. It was the favorite cheese of the emperor Charlemagne who ruled much of western Europe from 768 to 814 A.D.
Roquefort: proper noun
1 L = 0.26 gallons
1 kg = 2.2 lb
Greg used 21 liters of milk to make two kilograms of cheese.
About how many gallons is 21 liters of milk? About how many pounds of cheese is one kilogram?
21 liters of milk is about 5.5 gallons of milk.
21 liters x 0.26 gallons per liter = about 5.5 gallons
2 kilograms of cheese is about 4.4 pounds of cheese.
2 kg of cheese x 2.2 lb per kg = about 4.4 lb
Mount Rushmore is a huge sculpture in South Dakota. The faces of four presidents are carved into the side of the mountain: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Each president's face is about 60 feet tall. About 400 different people helped carve the sculpture. It took 14 years to complete. This famous sculpture attracts three million visitors every year.
Mermaids and mermen are imaginary sea creatures. They have the upper bodies of humans. Instead of legs, they have tails covered in fish scales. People have told folktales about mermaids and mermen for thousands of years.
Correct the sentences below. Check capitalization, spelling, punctuation, subject-verb agreement, and homophones.
- think about a action you could takes or sumthing you could due to help the planet.
- wood it bee dificult for you to not by bottled water.
- Won plastic bottle in the trach can take hundreds of year to brake down?
[Hint: There are 15 errors in all.]
1. Think about an action you could take or something you could do to help the planet.
2. Would it be difficult for you to not buy bottled water?
3. One plastic bottle in the trash can take hundreds of years to break down.
The government's budget was thirty billion dollars.
Write the numeral for the number in the sentence.
When we look at the moon, we see the light reflected from the sun. The amount of moon that we can see changes over the course of 28 days. Once a month, there is a full moon. We can see a full circle of light reflecting off the moon. After the full moon, the moon begins to slowly disappear from our view. Two weeks later, the moon is completely dark to us. This is called a new moon.
Country music is a genre of American music. It grew from folk music in the southern and western United States. It usually includes fiddles, guitars, banjos, and harmonicas. Country music became popular around the nation in the mid-1900s.