Innovative
Classroom

Bell Work

Card Tower

Provide a deck of cards for each table or group of students. Have them make a tower with the cards. How high can they get? Discuss techniques used afterwards.

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Number of Turkeys
Parts of Speech
The Emperor’s Banquet
History of Halloween
What is Fall?
Fill in the Map
Summer Fun
Student Pursuit
Symmetry
Short A Sound
Olympic Cities
Grade Averages
Prepositional Phrases
Go Fish
Y2K
The Iditarod
Explorer Matching
Non-E Paragraph
Turkey Eaters at Thanksgiving
Arm Length
Measurements Around the Room
Verb Hunt
Coin Sorting
Replicate the Design
Alphabet Circle
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Record Breaking
What is Thanksgiving?
Easter Poetry
Mortality Rate
Spaghetti Sculpture
Valentine’s Day Symbols
Millennium Countdown
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Double Vowels
Sorting Animals
Sun Full of Earths
Grammar Corrections
Candy Graph
Pumpkin Seed Estimation
Egg Color Estimation
Columbus Voyage Journal
Fractions of an Apple
Squiggly
Bean Estimation
Automobile Symbols
Remember the Jack-O-Lantern
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