December 16, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

December 16, 1773:
The Boston Tea Party took place in the Boston Harbor as the American colonists protested a tax on tea.

For more: Watch this video from TED-Ed on the story of the Boston Tea Party.

Word of the Day

Repast: a meal.

For more: Describe a delicious “repast” you’ve enjoyed recently.

Would You Rather?

Would you rather always smell something bad or taste something bad?

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

Math Problem of the Day

There are 40 pencils in a jar on the teacher’s desk. Sherri takes out 8 pencils to hand out to students at her table. How many pencils are left in the jar?