Bell Work

I’ve Learned That...

Share some thoughts from Live and Learn and Pass It On by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. If you don't have access to this book, here are a few excerpts:

  • I've learned that there's no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs. -age 48
  • I've learned that my teacher always calls on me the one time I don't know the answer. -age 9

Have your students write a small list of things they have learned--have them share with the class.

More Bell Work Ideas

Replicate the Design
What is Thanksgiving?
Pennies by Date
The Mood of Artwork
Spaghetti Sculpture
Basic Averages
Common Words
Roman Numerals
Simon Says
Cloze Procedure
What I Like About Autumn
Cover the Nile
Sorting Buttons
Order by Birthdays
Grammar Corrections
Fifty Boxes
Matching Halloween Pictures
What is Fall?
Rhythm Circle
Long Arms
Record Breaking
History of Halloween
Unscramble the States
The Perfect Gift
Class Percentages
South America
Grateful for America
What’s The Word?
Speak Softly
Turkey - The Official Bird?
Common Characteristics
A Picture From Words
Where’s Thanksgiving?
Our Favorite Books
Antonym Pairing
What’s In a Name?
A to Z Veggies
A to Z States
Food List
Size of a Quarter
Costume Survey
Three Consecutive Numbers
Percentage of Page
Number Pyramid
Sorting Animals
Consumer Price Index
Context Clues 1