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# 100th Day of School Activities

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This page is a collection of math activities that celebrate the 100th day of school. It includes handouts and directions for problem solving, math-literature titles, classroom pictures and links to additional activities on the internet.

Added on 2/25/07: Open-ended Assessments contain many pairs of assessments so that one problem may be used for instruction and the other for student independent solving.

• Snowball Piles asks students to look for a pattern and use that pattern to predict how many snowballs they will need to build additional rows.
• Math Pattern requires students to identify the pattern, extend the pattern, classify the pattern, and then describe the pattern in words.
• Shape Pattern requires students to identify the pattern, extend the pattern, classify the pattern, and then describe the pattern in words.
• Flowers uses a function table to organize data so that students can see the rule and use it to extend the table.
• Stickers uses a function table to organize data so that students can see the rule and use it to extend the table.
• Boardwalk Games uses a horizontal table to organize data. Students must write a rule and use it to complete the table. They must also explain how they know their rule and answers are correct.
• Fishing uses a horizontal table to organize data. Students must write a rule and use it to complete the table. They must also explain how they know their rule and answers are correct.