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5th Grade Projects


Timeline Project:
1) Find the meaning of your first and last names and describe your birth "statistics."   

Click here to find the meaning of your first name

Click here or here to find the meaning of your last name 

2) Find at least five news events that occurred on your birthdate

Click here to find news events in the New York Times that happened on my birth date.

Click here to find news events on the History Channel that happened on my birth date.

3) List five famous people (politicians, entertainers, sports figures, etc) who share your birthday.   
Choose one of those people and list ten "noteworthy" facts about him/her.

Click here to find famous people in the New York Times who share my birthday.

Click here to find more information on this "noteworthy" person.

4) Describe a famous first fact that occurred on or near your birthday.


Click here to find several famous firsts.

Click here to find more historic facts and firsts.

5) Give five sports facts about the year you were born.

Click here to find sports facts that occurred on your birthday.

 


6)   Fi

nd the titles of five movies, television shows, and songs that were popular during the year you were born.

To find famous television shows, songs, and movies, click here.  After you enter your birthday, press the option to receive the quickpage.

To find top movies in the year that you were born, click here.

7) Find at least ten other different facts about the day and/or year you were born. For example: Who was president? What was the weather like the day you were born? What were your birth statistics?


To find famous television shows, songs, and movies, click here.  After you enter your birthday, press the option to receive the quickpage.


To find out what the weather was like on the day and place where you were born, click here.



Country Report:

Use these websites to get information about your country:

Factmonster.com Country Pages

The World Factbook (CIA)

Wikipedia.com

Use this site to download the applause sound:

Applause Sound Download

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