Sugar is used for flavoring food. It’s very sweet. Sugar comes from certain plants including sugar cane, beets, and corn.

  • People add sugar to coffee or tea to make it taste sweet.
packets of sugar
  • Donuts are made with dough and sugar.
  • A gumdrop is a type of candy. Gumdrops are covered with sugar.
  • Sugar cubes are 100 percent sugar.
sugar cubes
  • Milk chocolate has a lot of sugar in it.
  • Soft drinks such as Coke and Pepsi have a lot of sugar in them.
  • The sugar in most soft drinks comes from high fructose corn syrup which is made from corn.
soft drink
  • If food or drink does not have sugar, it’s said to be sugar free.

The word "sugary" is an adjective.

  • Sugary soft drinks are not good for you.
  • Sugary cereal is also unhealthy.
  • If something is too sugary, you might not be able to eat it or drink it.

Note: The "s" is "sugar" is pronounced with an "sh" sound.

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October 15, 2018