I hope you guys are well on your way to the 100 Emails! Good luck
to you! I hope you are enjoying school, the best is yet to come.
On 11/21/03, niamh wrote:
> On 1/22/02, Catherine Phillips wrote:
>> On 1/13/02, Michele wrote:
>>> On 12/12/01, Robin wrote:
>>>> We are collecting 100 emails for the 100th day of school
>>>> and we only have about 15. I need help please!!!! We are
>>>> on day 86. Just send it to the email link above. Just
>>>> tell my students something about your school or where you
>>>> live. Please help!
>>>> Thank You,
>> Greeeting from St. John's Newfoundland - Canada's most easterly
>> We too are trying to collect 100 e-mails before our 100th day
>> of school.
>> Please reply to us stating where you are from so that we can
>> add you to our map !
>> This is something new I am trying for the 100th day of school.
>> I hope to hear from 100 classes or schools by our 100th day of
>> school. I am printing off all the e-mails we receive and
>> then I am plotting all the schools on a map of the world.
>> Today is supposed to be our 85th day of school but we have a
>> snow day.
>> I will be posting descriptions and pictures of the ways we
>> celebrate the 100th day of school on our school web site. If
>> you wish to see some of the things we did please visit our
>> website at www.vpe.k12.nf.ca later in February.
>> Here are some other things that we have done in the past in
>> grade one for the 100th day of school. We obviously have not
>> done all of these things in any one year. We vary the
>> activities from year to year and we are always looking for new
>> books and new ideas. Hope you found some of our ideas useful.
>> 1. About two weeks before the 100th day, I pass each child
>> a little booklet entitled 100 words I can read. This booklet
>> has 100 empty lines in it. Each child has to write 100 words
>> that he/she can read in the booklet. I encourage them to print
>> things like their names, colour words …
>> 2. Read The 100th Day of School – by Angela Shelf Medearis
>> 3. Read 100 Hungry Ants – by Elinor J. Pinczes
>> 4. Read the Wolf’s Chicken Stew – by Keiko Kasza
>> 5. Read 100th Day Worries – by Margery Cuyler
>> 6. Read 100 Days of School – by Trudy Harris
>> 7. I have ordered another 100th Day of School book from
>> Scholastic – it hasn’t yet arrived. It is called The 100th
>> Day. It is another Hello Reader. I couldn’t see the author
>> name in the Scholastic Flyer.
>> 8. We skip count to 100 by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
>> 9. The children make a picture, model, ornament … out of
>> 100 of the same item. Last year some children made little
>> boxes out of Popsicle sticks, necklaces out of 100 Cheerios,
>> Froot Loops… One child made a snowman by gluing 100 mini
>> marshmallows on a piece of blue construction paper.
>> 10. We make a treat to share. Everyone has to bring in 100
>> pretzels, mini marshmallows, Cheerios, corn chips, chocolate
>> chips. We mix it all together in a huge bowl – count all the
>> hundreds and then share it out. We have to avoid M & M’s and
>> peanuts due to severe peanut allergies in our school.
>> 11. We make paper hats out of newsprint. Each child has to
>> make 10 sets of ten on their hat. To do this we use the
>> Crayola mini stampers.
>> 12. I ordered lovely 100th day of school stickers from a
>> company in British Columbia called Smilemakers. The stickers
>> are quite large and the company delivers promptly. That aren’t
>> very expensive either !
>> 13. The children write a few sentences about what they
>> would do if they had 100 dollars. The sheet the children would
>> do this work on would have a 100 dollar bill photocopied at the
>> top of the page. The picture would be cut out of it and a
>> picture of the child inserted.
>> 14. Working in groups the children have to put together
>> puzzles with 100 pieces.
>> 15. Pass out 100th day of school certificates
>> 16. Blow up 100 balloons and decorate the entrance to the
>> school with the 100 balloons and a banner announcing the 100th
>> day of school.
>> 17. Children bring in collections of 100 things – 100
>> pennies, 100 stamps, 100 stickers…