Provide newspapers for your class. Have students each pick an article and tally the number of letters per word for the first 100 words of the article. Click here for a tally sheet that your students may use. Have students compare results as a whole class. What word length is most common?

- Circumference of Student Circle
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Fast Food Chain
- The Problem with Dice
- Parade of Nations
- Complete the Patterns
- Fresh vs Hardboiled Eggs
- Birthday Math
- Leaf Rubbings
- Leaf Rubbings
- Candy Math
- Tangram Square
- Kernels of Corn
- Where’s Thanksgiving?
- Fifty Boxes
- Math Puzzler
- Learning from Trash
- Where in the World?
- Rhythm Circle
- News Around the World
- Zoom In
- A Picture From Words
- "If" Response
- How Many Shakes?
- Words That Begin With
- Population Make-up
- Thanksgiving Dinner
- I’ve Learned That...
- The Word "Thanksgiving"
- Fractions of an Apple
- Halloween Probability
- Cover the Nile
- Don’t Lift Your Pencil
- The Chicken or the Egg?
- A to Z States
- Go Fish
- Dice Probability
- Base, Acid, or Neutral
- Millennium Countdown
- Candy Hearts
- Geoboard Shapes
- Blind Drawing
- Common Word Length
- Summer Fun
- Place Value with Calculators
- Take a Poll
- Languages of the World
- US vs. Yugoslavia
- Candy per House
- Where is Sydney?

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