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Today’s Assignments: Day 113
Today in History/Social Studies, you continue to learn about the Gold Rush and the story of Samuel Brannon.
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Read and Log
Read for 30 minutes. Record it in your Reading Log.
Language Arts 4
Create a presentation using your presentation software about what you read in Reading/Literature today. Include text, multimedia, and formatting such as headings and lists. Use the Research Center to gather additional information while citing and categorizing your sources. You’ll work on this assignment today and tomorrow.
Spelling Sentences: Write each spelling word in a sentence using the Digital Worksheet.
Numbers and Operations of Fractions
Study the image above. To subtract fractions with like (or the same) denominators, you subtract the numerators to get the new numerator; and you leave the denominator the same. In the example above, subtract the numerators: 4 – 1 to get 3. Then, just use the current denominator, and your answer is 3/5. Do the problems below using Grid Paper.
- 3/7 – 2/7=
- 5/25 – 2/25 =
- 11/12 – 9/12 =
- 3/5 – 1/5 =
- 8/10 – 5/10 =
- 3/4 – 1/4 =
- 7/5 – 2/5 =
- 10/17 – 3/17 =
- 5/6 – 2/6 =
- 7/12 – 1/12 =
- Grid Paper
History/Social Studies 4
Mexican American War and the Gold Rush
Samuel Brannan (March 2, 1819 – May 5, 1889) was an American settler, businessman, journalist, and prominent Mormon who founded the California Star newspaper in San Francisco, California. He is considered the first millionaire from the gold rush. Take notes while reading about Samuel Brannon. Use the Research Center to learn more.
Properties of Rocks and Minerals of the Earth
Iron is a chemical element and is by mass the most common element on Earth. Take notes while reading more about Iron and its uses. Use the Research Center to investigate further.
- Chemistry for Kids: Iron
- Iron Ore
- Periodic Table: Iron
- Iron Overview
- Research Center
- Lined Paper
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Experience Art of the Gold Rush. View the artwork by clicking the links on Art of the Gold Rush. Draw or paint your own picture of the Gold Rush.
Physical Education 4
Do the following exercises and record them in your P.E. Log. First stretch. Then do a minimum of 20 jumping jacks, 5 lunges on each leg, 10 sit ups, and 10 push ups.
This Weeks Spelling Words