Monday, March 30, 2009
During my Spring Break I had to work on my project which was due today. The project was about the Parthenon. I was really bored that I was playing my PSP and working on my project the whole time. Two of my friends came over to work on the Parthenon. I was so bored that I felt I was about to go to sleep.
On Monday I was bored that I just went to the computer and went on Youtube. There I typed Top 10 Best Basketball Dunks. I was really amazed when I saw the basketball players dunk like nothing. I had fun watching them dunk and do all those basketball dunks.
Monday, February 23, 2009
George Washington was born on February 22 1732 and died on December 14 1799. George was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia. George earned fame because he was an American General and Commander in chief of the Colonial Armies in the American Revolution. The most amazing thing about him was that due to his excellent skills at war people decided to elect him as President. I think George Washington has contributed to society. One detail is that he was courageous in war. The other one is that he decided to join the war in order for him to defend his country.
I look up to this person because he showed courage in war and he never backed down. Also he became our first President of the United States. Last but not least he showed Unity. George Washington spent his whole childhood in a Ferry Farm.
I feel that George Washington accomplished a lot during his reign. I feel great that he became our first president of the United States. I have no words of explaining the amazing things he did for the U.S. I feel really happy that he defended this country. I feel glad that he contributed to society. I feel happy that George saved us from being conquered. George had the perfect requirements to become a President. George accomplished many goals in war. That is the reason that I admire George Washington.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
1. What is this video about?
It says that nearly 20,000 people are losing their jobs due to the budget crisis in California.
2. What is a “pink slip”?
A pink slip is a slip that signifies that you are unemployed as soon as you get it.
3. How many pink slips are being handed out in California?
The amounts of pink slips being handed out are nearly 20,000 slips.
4. What is a deficit?
A deficit means the amount by which a sum of money falls short of the amount required.
5. How much of a deficit is California facing?
California is facing a 42 billion dollar deficit.
6. What is the state unemployment rate?
A 9.3% of unemployment.
7. Is the unemployment rate higher or lower than the national unemployment rate?
The unemployment rate is higher by 2 points.
8. What is Schwarzenegger's approval rating?
Schwarzenegger’s approval rating is 40%.
9.Where does the reporter think that future money for California will come from for the state budget?
The reporter thinks that the money will come from the future lottery proceeds.
10. On what calendar date does the reporter think that some people's jobs will be eliminated?
The day that the reporter thinks that the people would lose their jobs is on July 1st