Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

What’s My Name Worth?

  1. Create a chart listing the letters of the alphabet with corresponding numbers. Assign the numbers to be respective to the letter placement
    A = 1     D = 4     T = 20

    or assign random numbers or make math problems correspond to the letters
    A = 2 x 6     B = 16 - 5     C = x and ( x + 2 = 7 )

  2. Have students find the value of their spelling words.
  3. For fun, they can also find what their names are worth.
  4. Who in the class is worth the most?

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