November 5, 2021

Today’s Events & Happenings in History

November 5, 1940
Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to a third term as president of the United States. He remains the only president to be elected for three terms.

For more: Learn ten facts about America’s 32nd president, Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Writing Prompt of the Day

What three qualities do you think are most important in a friend? Why?

Today’s Awesome Person in History

Jane Austen:
She was an English novelist born in 1775. She is known mostly for writing six major novels (including Pride & Prejudice). These books reflected on her world at the time.

Writing prompt: Jane Austen had seven siblings. Write about whether you would want that many brothers and sisters!

Math Problem of the Day

Mr. Washington has 44 pencils. He found 37 pencils inside of the cubbies and opened a new pack of 60 pencils. How many pencils does Mr. Washington have in all?