## What I Learned Today 2/12/15

Non-Fiction: Newspaper Article Today I read a newspaper article Meme sent me about Harper Lee. She is coming out with a sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird. It's called Go Set A Watchman. Here is a summary of the article: Go Set a Watchman is actually Harper Lee’s first novel she made. It showed scenes of Scout looking back onto…

## What I Learned Today 1/21/15

Literature: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy I started reading The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and I love it! It's so funny!!! 🙂 Chapter 1 & 2 Summary There was a small house on a hill that was owned by a man named Arthur Dent. One day, a bulldozer comes by his home. He wakes up and does his normal…

## What I Learned Today 1/2/15

To Kill A Mockingbird: Final Essay I finished reading TKAM. My mom assigned me the topic of the theme of COURAGE in the book. I chose three characters who showed courage and talked about it and showed evidence from the book about how they showed courage. I wrote a rough draft, edited and revised, and this is my final draft.…

## What I Learned Today 12/30/14

To Kill A Mockingbird: Ch 28-31 Jem and Scout went to the school that night for Scout to be a ham for the school’s pageant. They went and Scout accidentally fell asleep in the middle of the performance. Later that evening, they walked back and heard rustling. They turned, and thought that Cecil was trying to scare them. Once they…

## What I Learned Today 12/29/14

Pre-Algebra: Fractions & Mixed Numbers Important: Division by a number distributes over addition: If c is not zero, then   (A + b)/c = a/c + b/c Division by a number distributes over subtraction: If c is not zero, then   (A – b)/c = a/c – b/c Concept: When performing arithmetic with fractions, it’s often useful to simplify the…

## What I Learned Today 12/19/14

History: I had to choose a female historical person I read about in my history book to write an essay on. I chose Sojouner Truth. References: Wikipedia Sojourner Truth was born at Swartekill, New York, in 1797 and died at Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1883 when she was 86. When she was born, she was given the name Isabella Bell…

## What I Learned Today 12/18/14

To Kill A Mockingbird: CH 19 In the court, Tom Robinson stepped up to the witness stand and told his side of the story, and he was asked many questions and answered with a much different story. He told that he had done many tasks for Ms. Ewell but chopping up a chifferobe was not one of them on the…

## What I Learned Today 12/15/14

Vocabulary: I used each of my Wordly Wise vocabulary words correctly in my story. Foxie & Friends, Part 4 Starring Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger   Recap: They have all split off, trying to find the things they need for the map, but they may encounter some troubles along the…

## What I Learned Today 12/12/14

History: In history, slavery was one cruelest human acts. American slavery was worse than the slavery of other countries. For example, slaves were burned, hanged, and mutilated in all sorts of ways. The main reason it happened is that they had a need for labor. In settlements, they couldn’t take Indians because they were more resistant than anyone else in…

## What I Learned Today 12/9/14

Pre-Algebra: I completed all the exercises in my Art of Problem Solving book for each of the three sections I'm studying. Vocabulary: I completed Lesson 6 and used all my words correctly in my story: Foxie and Friends 3 Starring: Foxie the Rouge Moxie the Medic Django the Knight Sorin the Barbarian Darla the Ranger Recap: Sorin mysteriously wandered off,…