TeachersFirst's Elementary School Brain Twisters

Week of December 2, 2016

1.This man is known for his accomplishments as a freed slave, an educator, and a leader nationally-respected leader at the start of the twentieth century:

2.Which is not a composite number?

3.Which expression might I use to describe a text message that is "JK"?

4.A floor measures 10 feet by 8 feet. How many 12 inch square tiles will it take to cover the floor?

5.Known as "dirty snowballs" or "cosmic snowballs," these icy, small Solar System bodies may have a life span up to thousands of years.

6.Which does not belong?

7.Psychologists believe that this phobia is based more on cultural beliefs than on any actual threat to human safety. Books such as Charlotte's Web help to perpetuate such phobias.

8.Which sentence is the poorest fit in a paragraph with the other sentences, no matter what the order?

9.Wilbur and Orville had their historic first success here.

10.Which does not belong?