December 14, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

December 14, 1911:
For the first time an expedition reached the South Pole. Roald Amundsen and a team of four others left Norway in June 1910 and the trip took over a year!

For more: Learn more about Antartica and the South Pole in this video from Nat Geo Kids.

Wonderful Word of the Day

Epilogue: a conclusion that place outside the main action.

Prompt: Write an epilogue to one of your favorite stories!

Would You Rather?

Would you rather be 12 feet tall or one inch tall?

Optional: find a partner who has a different point of view and discuss!

Math Problem of the Day

Luz had two pages of homework. Each page had five problems on it. How many total problems did she have to complete?