Bell Work

How Many Shakes?

Have your students figure out this problem:

If everyone in the class shakes hands with everyone else, how many handshakes would that be?

More Bell Work Ideas

Word Jumble
Base, Acid, or Neutral
Go Fish
Things Beginning with G
Hand Sketch
Kernels of Corn
Pumpkin Seeds
Mystery Animal
States and Capitals
Candy Math
Sistine Chapel
Roman Numerals
A Different Perspective
Max Temp
Verb Hunt
Temperatures Around the World
Root Word Slide
Parade of Nations
Leaf Veins
Strings by Length
Size of a Quarter
Logo from Memory
What’s Different?
Columbus Quote
Number Puzzle 1
Description Addition
Don’t Lift Your Pencil
What is IT?
Coin Sorting
Our Favorite Books
Pennies by Date
Columbus Voyage Journal
What Does Columbus Symbolize?
Time on T.V.
U.S. Presidents
Turkey Eaters at Thanksgiving
Puzzle Pieces
Egg Color Estimation
Halloween Probability
Greatest Explorer
Springtime Is
What I Like About Autumn
Spelling Patterns
Fish Algebra
Arm Length
Cover the Nile
Number Pyramid
Card Tower
A to Z Names
The Perfect Gift