Monday, May 12, 2008

Week #28

astute (PAVE)
olfactory (PAVE)
laud (making connections)
onus (making connections)

CHOOSE ONE of the prompts to add to MOODLE under the
May 14
On this day in 1804, the Lewis & Clark began. Their journey had them exploring unknown land in the West. Would you have liked to of been a member of their expedition party? Why or why not?

May 16
On this day in 1866, the first US nickel, called the “Shield Nickel” was minted. Over the past several years, a series of state quarters have been minted. Design a new coin for your state that highlights an important place, event or symbol. Be sure to include a description of your coin, along with a sketch. PDF

May 17
On May 17, 1875, the first Kentucky Derby was held. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the Kentucky Derby and summarize them in your own words.