Where Do Insects Go In Winter?

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1 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. their travel under hidden trash protects shines hatch when flies Where Do Insects Go In Winter? In the summer, flies and ants bother people. In the winter, they are hard to find. Where do insects go cold weather comes? Most insects die when the weather gets colder. But they leave their eggs behind. The eggs are in plants or underground. They do not hatch until spring comes. Almost all flies die in the fall. They lay their eggs near cans. A female fly will lay 150 eggs at once. When they in the spring, the new eat the garbage. Flies grow up in just a few weeks. Some insects hide during the winter. You might find ants and crickets some tree bark. When the sun on a warm winter day, they step out. Bees live in summer long. hives. They eat the honey they gathered all Moths may live in their cocoons. The cocoon them. Some insects travel south, just like birds. Monarch butterflies will 1,500 miles to be in warm weather. Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 37 I Wonder... Activity Book

2 1. Tell what happens to insects in the winter. 2. Write the sentence in the story that tells how many eggs a female fly will lay. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. cocoon weather dragonfly I Wonder... Activity Book 38 Remedia Publications

3 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. clearly craters shine history dark within maybe hundreds reflects stare What Is The Man In The Moon? Since early times, people have looked for a face in the moon. It is easy to and think you see eyes, a mouth, or a nose. People once joked and called the face the man in the moon. They thought someone lived up there. The spots that seem to make a face are really wide, flat areas. They are called plains. The plains may be of miles wide. That is why we can see them so. The moon also has mountains and deep holes called craters. To us, these craters look white. The whitest areas get their from the sun. The moon has no light of its own. But it is always sight of the sun. It the sun s light back to us. We can see only one side of the moon with our eyes. For most of, no one knew how the other side looked. Then satellites were sent into space. They took pictures. Now we know the other side of the moon also has plains,, and mountains. Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 39 I Wonder... Activity Book

4 1. Write about the man in the moon. 2. Write the sentence in the story that tells what the wide, flat areas on the moon are called. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. craters reflects satellites I Wonder... Activity Book 40 Remedia Publications

5 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. kernels showed filled many turns popping pounds grown moisture fancy Why Does Popcorn Pop? Popcorn grows on ears, just like sweet corn. Its kernels are very hard. Each kernel holds a tiny bit of inside. When heated, the moisture into steam. The kernel explodes. That is the sound you hear. When are heated, the insides grow into a kind of food. Other types of corn will not pop. The Indians were the first to grow and eat popcorn. They did this for, many years. They would throw the kernels into a hot fire and wait for the pop. Sometimes the Indians would put seeds into clay pots hot sand. with They did more than eat the corn. They made it into necklaces. When the pilgrims came, the Indians Now, people eat 450 million all the world s popcorn is them this new food. of popcorn each year. Most in the United States. Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 41 I Wonder... Activity Book

6 1. Why does popcorn pop? 2. Write the sentence in the story that tells where most of the world s popcorn is grown. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. kernel explodes moisture I Wonder... Activity Book 42 Remedia Publications

7 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. shock damage waves that sonic disturbs know tumble goes giant What Is A Sonic Boom? Sometimes an airplane goes so fast it makes a sound like thunder. Boom! This noise is a boom. Sonic means sound. You that water moves in waves. Air also moves in waves. We can t see these air but they are there. When a plane travels fast, it these waves of air. They get pushed away from the plane. If a plane faster than the speed of sound, the waves pile up behind the plane. They into each other. Then they send out a shock wave. On the ground, we can hear this wave as a boom. The noise might be so loud windows could break. Your house might even shake. But the waves will not hurt you. Planes no longer fly faster than sound when they are near cities. They do not want to homes. Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 43 I Wonder... Activity Book

8 1. What is a sonic boom? 2. Write the sentence in the story that tells what an airplane s noise might do to windows. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. sonic tumble damage I Wonder... Activity Book 44 Remedia Publications

9 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. extreme space twinkle above seem steady bright movement reaches closer Why Do Stars Twinkle? On a clear night, the stars lights turn on and off or get brighter. to twinkle. It looks like their Stars do not really twinkle.. The air makes the stars look like they The air s bends the light from the stars. When the light us, we see it bend. That is what we call a twinkle. If you could see the stars from outer, their lights would never fade. You would also see that stars do not have points. Stars are round balls of light, like our sun. They always shine with a light. The stars shine day and night. But our sun blocks this light. In the day, the sun s light is so that it keeps you from seeing the stars. But there are stars you at all times. Some stars are brighter than others. Perhaps they are Earth. Or their heat makes them glow more brightly. to Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 45 I Wonder... Activity Book

10 1. Explain why stars look like they twinkle. 2. Write the two sentences in the story that tell why some stars are brighter than others. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. twinkle extreme brightly I Wonder... Activity Book 46 Remedia Publications

11 Level B Complete each sentence. Use words in the box. What Are The Biggest, Tallest, And Oldest Trees? Trees come in all sizes and shapes. The biggest in sequoias. They are are the thick. The sequoia can grow a layer of bark 2 feet thick. The seeds of the sequoias are very small. You can see them. The tallest trees are redwoods. A redwood can reach a height of 360 feet. Redwoods also may be the living things. Some trees are more than 2,000 years old. A tree lives only 30 to 50 years. We can tell how old a tree is by its rings. All trees grow a new ring normal quite shaped record width bark oldest hardly never each year. When a tree dies, it can be cut in two. Inside is a year of its life. These rings were the count the rings to know how old a tree is. of each at one time. So just One type of a tree has changed. The ginkgo tree looks the same as it did millions of years ago. These trees live in China and Japan. They have leaves like fans. Read your completed story to make sure it makes sense. Remedia Publications 47 I Wonder... Activity Book

12 1. Write about the biggest, tallest, and oldest trees. 2. Write the sentence in the story that tells how tall a redwood tree can be. 3. Choose two of the words below. Write a sentence for each word you choose. height width bark I Wonder... Activity Book 48 Remedia Publications

13 Answer Key Many die. Some hide in safe places like under tree bark, in bee hives, or in cocoons. Some insects, like Monarch butterflies, travel to warmer places. Answers may vary. 2. A female fly will lay 150 eggs at once. 3. Sentences will vary Popcorn pops when the moisture inside the kernel is heated and turns to steam. This causes the kernel to explode. Answers may vary. 2. Most all the world s popcorn is grown in the United States. 3. Sentences will vary Stars look like they twinkle because the air s movement bends the light from the stars. Answers may vary. 2. Perhaps they are closer to Earth. Or their extreme heat makes them glow more brightly. 3. Sentences will vary In early times, people looking at the moon thought they saw a face on it. The dark spots seemed to show eyes, a mouth, or a nose. That is how it came to be called the man in the moon. Answers may vary. 2. They are called plains. 3. Sentences will vary A sonic boom is a loud noise made by air waves that tumble into each other. Answers may vary. 2. The noise might be so loud that windows could break. 3. Sentences will vary The biggest tree in width is the sequoia. The tallest tree is the redwood, reaching a height of 360 feet. The oldest trees are more than 2,000 years old. Answers may vary. 2. A redwood can reach a height of 360 feet. 3. Sentences will vary. Remedia Publications 61 I Wonder... Activity Book

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