Lesson Plan

100 Years Old for the 100 Days of School

What will you do when you're 100? Celebrating 100 days of school is big but turning 100 - what can you imagine?
Kristin L.
Technology coordinator
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Students will be able to...

  • Students will understand the value of 100.
  • Students will celebrate the milestone of attending school for 100 days.
  • Students will use creative thinking to project what life will be like for them at 100.
English Language Arts
Grades K – 1
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1 Hook

Activity: Conversing

Teacher will discuss the significance of the day talking about the milestone of attending 100 days of school.  Teacher and students will have discussions about the many ways to count to or add to 100.  Discussions about what it would be like to be 100 years old will begin the process for the activity.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Presenting

Teacher will talk about what the students will be doing in this project to celebrate their lives and what it would be like to be 100.

Teacher will demonstrate how to use the iPad apps that will be used to create the project:  aging booth and chatterpix.

Prior to working with their technology, students will complete the statement,  "When I am 100 years old I will ....", on paper.

Students will work in pairs for the remainder of the project.  

Step 1:  Students will take pictures (head shots) of each other.

Step 2:  Students will import their photo into the aging booth app.

Step 3:  Students will save their aged photo to the camera roll.

Step 4:  Students will import their saved aged photo from the camera roll into the chatterpix app.

Step 5:  Students will use the chatterpix app to record their statement. (Statement was created prior to working with technology to create the project.)

Step 6:  Students will save their final talking photo to the camera roll.

3 Independent Work (Pair Work)

Teacher will assist as needed.  Students will be working in pairs.

Student Instructions

Students will work in pairs to complete steps 1 - 6 listed above in Direct Instruction Step.

4 Wrap Up

Google Drive
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Teacher will upload student work (stored in camera roll) to Google Drive.  Teacher will present student work through Google Drive so that students are able to view one another's work.  

Optional*  Teacher will share individual students' work with parents via Share option in Google Drive.