Teaching With Books
Kwanzaa is a winter holiday celebrated by people of African descent. The holiday is based on African harvest festivals. It begins every year on December 26 and ends on January 1. Every night, people light candles in a candleholder called a kinara. The candles are red, black, and green. There are seven candles altogether.
The North Pole is at the most northern point on our planet. The term “North Pole” refers to two things: the most northern geographic point on Earth and the north magnetic pole. The magnetic pole is where compasses point. It moves slightly every day.
In a sentence, words that a speaker says are set off by quotation marks, as in this example:
He said, “Let’s go to the movies.”
Rewrite the following sentences with quotation marks to set off the words the speaker says. Remember that end punctuation goes inside the quotation marks.
1. Mom said, You can go after you clean up your room.
2. Did you finish your homework? Dad asked.
Rule: The first word in a quotation begins with a _____ letter.
126 ÷ 9 = ___
144/12 = ___
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Eyewitness interviews, lesson plans, and other resources help students discover the history and lasting impact of World War II.