Teaching With Books
Students read books to learn about the cultural tradition of Mexican paper cutting, and then use their math skills to make ABAB patterns...
Music is a large part of Mexican culture. There are many different popular styles of music. Mariachi and son music are two old styles of Mexican music. Mariachi music combines guitars and woodwind instruments. Son music uses mainly string instruments.
Cactus plants grow in hot, dry regions. Cacti have a fleshy, thick outer layer of cells that store water. These cells allow cacti to soak up and store water when it rains. Many desert animals eat plants to take in water. Cacti have sharp thorns to protect them from these animals. These adaptations help cacti survive in unlikely places.
The prefix en- means in, into, or within.
Match these words with the prefix en- to their meanings:
entomb to make possible
enclose to bury
enable to make bigger
enlarge to put inside
Use two words with the prefix en- in sentences.
Add: 1 1/4 + 1/8
Subtract: 5/12 – 1/3