November 15, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 15, 1777
The Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States, was approved by the Continental Congress.

For more: Watch this BrainPop video on the U.S. Constitution and the powers it has.

Writing Prompt of the Day

Describe how to build a birdhouse step by step.

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Louis Daguerre:
A professional painter who worked to develop the daguerreotype, the precursor of modern photography.

For more: Have you ever used a camera or do you use your phone to take pictures? What’s the best picture you’ve ever taken?

Math Problem of the Day

On the day before Thanksgiving, a grocery store sold 40 ears of corn, 41 apples, 42 squash, and 55 pumpkins. How many items did they sell in all?