Read it! Write it!
Ho! For California! Read the diary entries on pages 2-6 of “Nature and Newcomers”. Using the map on page 7, fill in this worksheet, then, using the information you learned, write a paragraph about how traveling west on a highway like Route 66 would be different than traveling on one of the overland trails in the 1800’s.
During the years that Route 66 was a very popular road, there were many roadside attractions and restaurants called “diners” along the way. Watch this art tutorial to learn how to make art inspired by a diner sign using scraps of colored paper, crayons, and watercolor paints.
Brain Teasers! Challenge yourself to solve these math puzzles. Share one or more with someone else and explain your thinking.
Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems!
Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with these worksheets to target foundational math skills!
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