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Monday, September 2, 2013

Two-Hundred Strange Facts Copywork Cards

Two-Hundred Strange Facts Copywork Cards


A simple, fun resource to go along with your studies. These Strange Facts Copywork Cards are geared for lower grades but can be adapted for other grade levels as well, and almost any teaching style. Instructions included. 32 pages.


Instructions:

Print & cut the cards and your choice of copywork booklet. Place cards into an envelope, box, hat, or other container. The child/student can choose a fact, then copy it on the provided copywork booklet pages. If there are not enough lines, staple more pages together.

There are a total of two-hundred copywork fact cards. You do not have to print them all. One page will still provide plenty to choose from.

Included: 200 Fact Cards, copywork booklet pages with 3 different line sizes, 6 coloring pages, and envelope template to store fact cards.

Just a few of the "strange" facts included:

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

Your body sheds 10 billion flakes of skin every day.

Glass is made of sand.

If you dug a well to the center of the Earth, and dropped a brick in it, it would take 45 minutes to get to the bottom – 4,000 miles down.

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

In China, they believe that the longer ones earlobes are, the wealthier they will be.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.

Ants closely resemble human manners: When they wake, they stretch & appear to yawn in a human manner before taking up the tasks of the day.

Vincent Van Gogh only sold 1 painting his whole life and that was to his brother.

A rainbow can be seen only in the morning or late afternoon. It can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.

Every time you sneeze your heart stops a second.

There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.

The word “set” has the most definitions in the English language.

Hot water is heavier than cold.

One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.

A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.

The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.

A cluster of bananas is called a hand and consists of 10 to 20 bananas, which are known as fingers.

A typical lightning bolt is two to four inches wide and two miles long.

A vexillologist is an expert in the history of flags.

About 10,000,000 people have the same birthday as you.


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