Teaching With Books
Check out this Goosebumps-related lesson plan featuring writing prompts, creative activities, games, a webcast with R.L. Stine, and more...
Did you know that the first flying machine was not an airplane? In 1783, the Montgolfiers, two French brothers, invented a flying balloon. It was powered by burning straw. A sheep, a rooster, and a duck were the first passengers to test the invention.
Baby turkeys are called poults. When they get a little older, the boys are called jakes and the girls are called jennies. Adult male turkeys are called toms. Adult female turkeys are called hens.
What do the bold words below mean?
1. The transatlantic cruise takes four days.
2. They brought a portable radio to the picnic.
When you know what a root word means, you can figure out the meanings of other words that contain the root word. What does each root word below mean?
trans means _______
port means _______
What does to transport something mean?
Write additional words that include each root word.
The football field is 110 yards long. How many feet long is the field?
[Hint: 1 yard equals 3 feet.]