TeachersFirst's Middle School Brain Twisters

Week of January 27, 2023

1.Which describes where/what an actor would most like to be? (10 points)

2.Which measurement is used with a different type of energy from the others? (5 points)

3.Which is not two-dimensional? (5 points)

4.Which expression is really about someone vulnerably emotional? (5 points)

5.Which major river formed the eastern border of the Louisiana Purchase? (10 points)

6.This scientist helped increase America's awareness of the hazards of pesticides. (20 points)

7.Which group of states was among the last to have state quarters minted? (10 points)

8.At a department store, the sales signs say to take an additional 20% off. If the original price of an item was $29, and it was first reduced 30%, what is the price today? (20 points)

9.If you multiply two numbers whose smallest place value is the hundredths, what will the smallest place value of the answer be? (5 points)

10.Which would be the best supporting detail in a paragraph with this topic sentence? The best thing about February is that it begins the end of winter. (10 points)