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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Size of a Quarter
F is for Fall
Mortality Rate
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Things That Come in Groups
Color the Heart
Memories of Home
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Where in the World?
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Presidents Name Tally
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Simon Says
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Lucky Signs
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One Food Only
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