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    October 5, 2021

    Today’s Events & Happenings in History

    October 5, 1970.
    PBS began broadcasting on American television. The station quickly became known for its children's classics Sesame Street and Mr. Roger's Neighborhood.

    For more: Watch our favorite Sesame Street episodes that help teach SEL skills!

    Writing Prompt of the Day

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

    Today's Awesome Person in History

    Sonia Sotomayor:
    Served as the first Latina Supreme Court justice, since August 8, 2009. Both of her parents were born in Puerto Rico.

    Prompt: Sotomayor started her career as a lawyer. Do you have any thoughts on what career you’d like to have when you’re older?

    Math Problem of the Day

    Aiden read 2 pages in his chapter book every day for 7 days. The book has 32 total pages. How many pages does Aiden have left to read?

    October 4, 2021

    Today’s Events & Happenings in History

    October 4, 1883.
    The Orient Express departed on its first official journey from Paris, France to Istanbul, Turkey.

    Prompt: if you could ride a train anywhere in the world, where would you go?

    Wonderful Word of the Day

    An adjective that describes a delicious food or beverage.

    Prompt: use “delectable” in a paragraph!

    Would You Rather?

    Would you rather explore the moon or the depths of the sea?

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

    Math Problem of the Day

    A local pumpkin patch has 7,018 pumpkins.
    They sell 4,919 pumpkins.
    How many pumpkins do they have left?
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