Maestra Ghahramani/ 5th TWBI Class November Language Arts Menu (November 4th-29thh, 2013) 1st 15th Due dates: project: Nov. nd 2 project: Nov. 29th. Choose one project to complete by Nov. 15th. 2013. Choose a second one to be completed by November 29th. Include the title and author(s) of the reading materials you used as inspiration for your project. Do not turn in your project ahead of time. Four students will be chosen to give a 3- 5 min. presentation on their projects, be prepared to present. On November 6, 1869, the first intercollegiate football game was played in the United States between Rutgers and Princeton. Write the 10 basic steps on how to play football. You may add illustrations if you wish. November is when Daylight Saving Time Begins? Read a book or article on why this event takes place. Then answer the following questions in an essay form. When Does It End? And Why? Daylight Saving Time: Energy Saver or Just Time Sink? How and When Did Daylight Saving Time Start? Daylight Saving Time: Healthy or Harmful? Aviation History Month Visit a museum. There are many air museums across the United States. Some of these will chronicle space flight and others will tell of the history of airplanes. Search the internet to see if a museum is near you. Chances are there will be one within a short drive. Write a short essay describing your experience at the museum or make a collage with photos you took at the museum and write a brief description of each photo. World Kindness Day falls on November 13th. Read about the Random Act of Kindness, think of one Random Act of Kindness you can do for someone. Write about your experience. How did you feel? Why? Would you do it again? DO you recommend someone else to do your Random Act of Kindness? If you need ideas, visit this link: http://kidworldcitizen.org/2013/02/20/35service-projects-for-kids/ November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month Create a new-unique recipe or modify an already existing one with Peanut Butter. Write up your new or modified version of the recipe. Include photos or illustrations of you in the process of creating your new recipe and of your new creation. Include a reflection on how your creation turned out. Would you recommend it to your friend? Or would you change something? America recycles day is in November. Think of an item that you can recycled/reused. It has to be something that is not already out there. Make a video-commercial in which you are trying to convince your audience (your teacher) to recycle/reuse the item you chose. Make sure you explain the importance of why it should be recycled/reused and the benefits of recycling/reusing that item. Imagine, that you entered a “Recycling Contest” and if your recycling idea is chosen you can win up to $1,000. Don’t forget to show case your item in the commercial On November 2, 1889, North Dakota became the 39th state of the United States. On November 8, 1889, Montana became the 41st state of the United States. Make a PPT or make a timeline on how these two states became part of the United States. On November 9th 1989 the Berlin Wall came down. East Germany opens its borders to West Germany. Do a PPT or make a mini book that explains how and why this historical event took place. Include photos of the Berlin Wall. King Tut’s Tomb was found in November. Read a book or article about King Tut and write a book report. Or write ten interesting facts that you learned about King Tut (include a picture for each fact. The pictures can be created from you.) You may create a model of King Tut’s Tomb or of his head with clay, play-dough, paper or anything else you can think of. Darwin’s Origin of Species was first published November. Read a biography or an article about Charles Darwin. Then write an essay about the life of Charles Darwin. You can include pictures if you’d like. On November 2, 1769, a Spanish expedition reached San Francisco Bay. Research this expedition and make a mini book of their travels and a timeline, which will show how long it took them to reach S.F. National Sandwich Day Create a new sandwich Give it a name. Remember this is your own unique creation, so it does not exist. Include pictures of the steps you took to create the sandwich. Include a reflection in which you say how your sandwich came out and if you recommend it and why?