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...
May 1 is May Day. This ancient holiday celebrates the return of spring. Many cultures celebrate May Day with a maypole. First, they tie ribbons to the top of a pole. Then they wrap the ribbons around the maypole through a traditional dance.
Peanuts are not really nuts. They are the seeds, or legumes, of a peanut plant. The seeds grow underground. We get peanuts by uprooting the plant and shaking it until the peanut pods fall off.
Correct the sentences below.
1. may day is selebrated on the first day of may.
2. may day is a traditional Spring festival in many cultures.
3. some peeple dekorate a maypole on may day.
4. the girl in the pikture is dancing around a maypole.
Dora is making ribbons. Each ribbon is six inches long and one inch wide. How many ribbons can she make with a yard of fabric that is 36 inches wide?
[Hint: A yard of fabric is three feet long.]