100th Day of School

The 100th Day of School is an excellent topic for an interdisciplinary, thematic unit. You can incorporate every subject area into classroom or school-wide activities.
 
 

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Title: 100th Day Worries
Author: Margery Cuyler
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2000
ISBN: 0689829795
Ages: 5-8
Summary: Jessica is worried about what she will bring to the 100 days celebration. This book is fun to read aloud.

Title: 100 Days of School
Author: Trudy Harris
Publisher: Miilbrook, 2000
ISBN: 0761314318
Ages: 5-8
Summary: Explore interesting number and math problems dealing with 100.

Title: Emily's First 100 Days of School
Author: Rosemary Wells
Publisher: Hyperion, 2000
ISBN: 0786805072
Ages: 4-8
Summary: For the first 100 days of school, Emily and her classmates learn something new with numbers.

Title: Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day
Author: Joseph Slate
Publisher: Dutton, 1998
ISBN: 0525460004
Ages: 4-8
Summary: Each students brings 100 somethings to school for the 100th day celebration.

Title: 100th Day of School
Author: Angela Medearis
Publisher: Cartwheel (Scholastic), 1996
ISBN: 059025944X
Ages: 4-8
Summary: Learn about the 100th day of school.
Ideas: This is an easy to read book - Hello Reader book

Title: Fluffy's 100th Day At School
Author: Mavis Smith
Publisher: Scholastic, 2000
ISBN: 0590523090
Ages: 4-8
Summary: Fluffy, the guinea pig wins 100th day contests.
This is an easy to read book - Hello Reader book.

Other Good Books
From 1 to 100 by Teri Sloat
Hundred Penny Box by Sharon Bell Mathis
One Hundred Hungry Ants by Bonnie Mac Kain
One Hundred is a Family by Pam Munoz Ryan
One Hundred Monkeys by Daniel Cutler
Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza


Technology Connections
 
Try some of the following activities using the software in your classroom, lab, or library:
  • KidPix or Paint Software. Draw pictures that represent 100.
  • Graph Club. Use Graph Club or Graph Action to chart 100 things.
  • Kidspiration or Inspiration. Create a diagram showing the relationships among 100 things.
  • Word Processor. Write about what you'll do on your 100th birthday.
  • Digital Camera. Take photos of 100 things to share with others. Take a photo of 100 things that reflects your class or community.
  • Email & Video. Interview people who are over 100 years old. Videotape it. Share it with another class. Send 100 epostcards.

Internet Connections
   
Teacher Resources and WebQuests
42explore: 100th Day
http://www.42explore.com/100day.htm
50 Quick and Fun Activities
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/lessonplans/instructor/100dayschool.htm
100 Day Internet Field Trip
http://teacher.scholastic.com/fieldtrp/math/100th.htm
100 Jellybeans
http://www.miamisci.org/ph/jbean100.html
100th Day Links
http://atozteacherstuff.com/themes/100days.shtml
100th Day Math
http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/act/gradek/actk.asp?ID=337
100th Day of School Celebrations
http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/proj/100th/
Marshall Elementary Classroom Project
http://www.marshall-es.marshall.k12.tn.us/mes/100day/100.html
Mrs. Alphabet - Math 100th Day
http://mrsalphabet.com/100thday.html
One Hundred Days
http://lee.boston.k12.ma.us/gr/apod.asp
Scholastic's 100th Day of School
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/100th/index.htm
300 Celebration Ideas
http://users.aol.com/a100thday/ideas.html

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