Teaching With Books
Students will practice sequencing events, learn new words, and create art projects as they read a biography of Christopher Columbus.
Why are Dalmatians known as firedogs? In the late 1800s, fire trucks were pulled by horses. Dalmatians got along well with the horses and protected them in the firehouse at night. They also ran ahead of the horses on the way to a fire, clearing a path for them.
Scientists who study fossils are called paleontologists. They study dinosaur skeletons to figure out what dinosaurs may have looked like. They analyze dinosaur footprints to figure out how they moved and even how fast they ran!
What does the bold word in each sentence mean?
1. Rona was unhappy because she was too ill to go on the trip.
2. The committee disagreed on the best course of action.
3. The picnic was rescheduled because of the storm.
What does each prefix mean?
List three other words that include each prefix. Then write sentences using a word with each prefix.
Your flight leaves at 5:00 p.m. You have to be at the airport 90 minutes before your flight. What time should you be at the airport?
Show your work.