Grab-and-go lesson plans, discussion guides, and themes for classroom teaching
Some people say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. This saying is a proverb, or a short, popular saying. There are many different weather proverbs. One you may have heard is "April showers bring May flowers."
There is a wide range of sizes among species of frogs. The world's biggest frog is the Goliath frog from western Africa. It grows to about a foot long and can weigh more than seven pounds. That's about the size of a house cat. The smallest frog, on the other hand, is smaller than a dime. It is called the Paedophryne amauensis. These frogs live in Papua New Guinea.
The board game Monopoly was invented in the early 1930s by Charles Darrow. The object of the game is to be the richest player.
What does the underlined word mean in each sentence?
1. Everyone pays the electric company because they have a monopoly on supplying power.
2. Queen Elizabeth heads the British monarchy.
3. The newly built monorail took us from the airport into town.
The prefix mono-, or mon-, means _________.
A toy store is selling board games at a special price: Two for $19.75.
If you have $50.00, how many board games can you buy? Estimate your answer.
About how much change will you have left?
[Hint: round up to the nearest dollar.]
The Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is a chance for diverse students to share their personal stories and how they use Jackie Robinson's values to face their own barriers.