November 29, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 29, 1832
Louisa May Alcott, known for her children's books, especially Little Women, was born.

For more: Little Women is a story about family. What did you do with your family and friends over Thanksgiving?

Writing Prompt of the Day

What is your favorite thing to do on a rainy day?

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Venus and Serena Williams
In 2001, tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams become the first sisters to meet in a Grand Slam event in over 100 years.

For more: Serena has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles. Venus was formerly world No. 1 in both singles and doubles. Watch this video read aloud of Game Changers, a book based on the sisters.

Math Problem of the Day

Maria has 56 gummy bears. She will give all the gummy bears to 8 of her friends. Each friend will get the same number. How many gummy bears will each friend receive?