Teaching With Books
Kites have been flown for thousands of years. Some cultures used kites for military goals. Others flew kites as part of religious practices. Today, kites are flown around the world. Different cultures have their own kite designs. Windy spring days are perfect for flying kites.
Almost all animals make eggs. In mammals, the egg does not leave the mother’s body. The baby develops from the egg inside its mother’s body. After birth, these babies usually stay with their mother as they continue to grow. Oviparous animals, such as birds and reptiles, lay their eggs. These babies develop in the egg and then hatch. Many of these animals do not need their mother as they grow.
What does the bold word mean in each sentence?
1. The fan helps air circulate throughout the room.
2. Laura Dekker was only 16 years old when she successfully circumnavigated the globe in her sailboat.
3. A circular staircase winds up to the roof.
4. The circumference of a circle is the outer rim.
The prefix circu- means ______________.
The cafeteria special today is pizza. Each pizza pie was cut into eight slices. Each slice sells for $1.50. How much does one whole pie cost?
There are 32 kids in your class. If everyone has a slice, how many pies will your class eat? How much will the class spend?