Teaching With Books
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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.
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.
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.
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Eyewitness interviews, lesson plans, and other resources help students discover the history and lasting impact of World War II.