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Today’s Assignments: Day 126
Today in History/Social Studies, you will begin reviewing for the test on the Mexican American War and the Gold Rush.
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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 describing an indepth character setting or event from what you read in Reading/Literature today. Introduce the topic, state your opinion, give reasons for your opinion by stating facts and evidence while citing sources, and a concluding statement related to your opinion. Use linking phrases such as “for instance,” “in order to,” or “in addition.”
Spelling Vocab: Look up each spelling word in the dictionary and write its definition using the Digital Worksheet.
Numbers and Operations of Fractions
Watch the video to learn more about multiplying fractions by whole numbers. Do the problems below using Grid Paper.
- 3/5 x 5
- 2/3 x 8
- 1/3 x 6
- 5/8 x 4
- 2/3 x 6
- 7/8 x 3
- 7 x 1/3
- 5 x 3/4
- 7 x 7/8
- 4 x 2/9
- Grid Paper
History/Social Studies 4
Mexican American War and the Gold Rush
REVIEW: Go back through your notes and Past Assignments to review what you’ve learned about the Mexican American War and the Gold Rush. There will be a test at the end of the week.
Properties of Rocks and Minerals of the Earth
Take notes while reading about the mineral, Barium with symbol Ba and atomic number 56 on the Periodic Table. Barium is a soft silvery metallic alkaline earth metal.
- Barium Overview
- The Element Barium
- Britannica: Barium
- Periodic Table
- Research Center
- Lined Paper
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Watch Part 2 of the video to begin learning 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.
This Weeks Spelling Words