houghton mifflin reading 4th grade practice book


How to Change a PDF Reader in Internet Explorer

Due to the number of programs that may be downloaded to your computer, as well as files received from others, you will inevitably have saved a wide variety of file types and extensions. Explorer, the Internet browser from Microsoft, is set up to open specific file types with a default program. For example, PDF files […]



How to Build a Card Reader

Have you ever sat there looking at your credit card or driver’s license and wondered what on earth could be stored on that tiny magnetic strip? Now you can find out for yourself by building your own magnetic strip card reader at home for less than $30 and it will connect to your personal computers’ […]



How to Read a GM Vin Number

GM vehicles, like all other vehicles, have a vehicle identification number (VIN) that provides a unique identifier for each vehicle. The VIN is stamped onto a plate attached to the left side of the vehicle’s dashboard and can be most easily viewed from the outside of the vehicle by looking through the front window. A […]



How Do I Read My Email in Microsoft Outlook?

Microsoft Outlook is the email application included with the MS Office suite of programs. Outlook also includes a calendar, journal, task managing system and more, so that you can stay organized and focused. You can set up your POP3, IMAP or HTTP email account to read in Outlook and make Microsoft Outlook your computer’s default […]



How to Read a Thermocouple With a Voltmeter

A thermocouple is a small electrical device that is basically the junction of two wires that are composed of different metals. Because different metals react differently to temperature, an electric potential develops at the juncture. This electrical potential varies with temperature, and therefore the temperature can be calculated when the voltage is known. A voltmeter […]



How to Read Tennis Scores

Tennis has a history that is centuries old, and it is a sport popular in many countries around the world. The four major tournaments of the tennis year, the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open, are the most highly televised and famous of the tennis tournaments. While most of us are […]



How to Read a Time Card

As its name suggests, a "time card" is a document onto which an employee — or, in some cases, a company computer — enters the time he worked on a certain day. Although time cards come in different formats, they always contain certain pieces of key information. After all, their ultimate purpose across all industries […]



How to Read a SWOT Analysis

The success of a business is determined by the interplay of internal strengths and weaknesses with external opportunities and threats. You can understand the relationship between these factors by reading a SWOT analysis, which lays out a firm’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Consider each element of the SWOT analysis on its own and think […]



How to Interpret Megohmmeter Readings

Megohmmeters, or meggers, are testing meters used to measure the current leakage from an electrical cable by means of administering an insulation-resistance test. A megger sends voltage through a cable and measures any current leakage in megohms (1,000 ohms). Routine megger tests of aged electrical cable is a prudent way to ensure your circuits are […]



How to Know What Strength Reading Glasses You Need

As people age, they often develop presbyopia, the inability to focus on things close at hand. Bifocals are meant to correct this, but many people find them disorienting or excessively expensive and choose reading glasses instead. Drugstore reading glasses cost less than $10 on average and come in a wide variety of strengths and styles. […]



How to Read Bus Maps

Bus lines can seem confusing at first. What route goes where? What times do they come by each stop on the route? Fortunately, this is where bus maps come in. A bus map provides an outline of all the stops along a route, along with a timetable showing when it will stop at each location. […]



How to Read Percussion Sheet Music

You can learn drumming by ear, but learning to read percussion sheet music will help you grow as a musician. Often, drumming requires you to play intricate rhythms on several drums at once. Percussion sheet music makes it easier for you to learn from other, more-experienced musicians and allows you to precisely write down the […]



How to Work as a Psychic Reader

Becoming a psychic reader is a great way to make money on a flexible schedule. Some people are gaining confidence and respect for the art of divination, while others enjoy psychic readings simply as a form of entertainment. Either way, you can enjoy doing readings as part-time work or make it your career. Read on […]