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Today’s Assignments: Day 125
Today in History/Social Studies, you will continue learning about the discovery of gold in California.
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Read and Log
Read for 30 minutes. Record it in your Reading Log.
Language Arts 4
Use a word processor to write an essay about anything you like, and include an image, multimedia, or table to go with your writing. You can use the 180 Days of Writing Prompts to get ideas. Use the Research Center and reference tools to gather information, and cite your sources.
Spelling Quiz: Take the Quiz.
Numbers and Operations of Fractions
Watch the video to learn about subtacting fractions with like denominators. Do the problems below using Grid Paper.
- 3/4 – 1/4
- 4/10 – 3/10
- 5/8 – 3/8
- 9/10 – 5/10
- 8/13 – 3/13
- 14/25 – 4/25
- 12/17 – 2/17
- 4/9 – 2/9
- 9/14 – 6/14
- 5/8 – 1/8
- Grid Paper
History/Social Studies 4
Mexican American War and the Gold Rush
Take notes while reading about the discovery of gold in California and President James K. Polk confirming the discovery in his presidential address to the nation on December 5, 1848. Use the Research Center to learn more.
- Discovery of Gold in California
- Presidential Address to the Nation
- The discovery of gold in California helped to speed development of the western United States.
- Research Center
- Lined Paper
Properties of Rocks and Minerals of the Earth
Take notes while reading about the mineral, Garnet. Use the Research Center to investigate further.
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Watch the video to begin learning about watercolor painting. Read more about Watercolor Painting.
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.
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