Innovative
Classroom

Bell Work

What Could It Be?

Have students draw a random shape or "squiggly" line on plain white paper. Have them exchange papers with their neighbor. The object is for them to make something out of the shape that has to do with the theme you are currently studying or any other topic you choose.

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Three Consecutive Numbers
What’s in Millennium?
Digits One to Nine
Simon Says
Turkey Eaters at Thanksgiving
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How Many Socks?
Languages of the World
The Magic Square
Candy per House
Consumer Price Index
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Leaf Veins
Advertising Effectiveness
Word Jumble
Population Make-up
Millennium Countdown
Explorer Timelines
Learning from Trash
Letter Art
Kernels of Corn
Common Characteristics
Y2K
Know Your States
Sistine Chapel
Basic Averages
M&Ms
Things Beginning with G
Population in 2040
Quote Response
A to Z States
F is for Fall
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European Countries
Weekend Poetry
Verb Hunt
Antonym Pairing
One Food Only
Yo-Yos
Witch Category Game
Say More With Less
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