The Doorbell Rang Teacher Resources

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The Doorbell Rang

For Students 1st - 3rd
Using the Pat Hutchins book The Doorbell Rang, introduce your learners to division using this simple exercise. They start with either 16, 24, or 32 cookies and consider how many friends they could share this number of cookies with. Note...
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The Doorbell Rang: Early Division

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine early division skills using the book entitled The Doorbell Rang.  In this early division lesson plan, students discuss how the characters in the book must share the cookies equally with their friends.  Students then...
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Fun With Division

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders will read The Doorbell Rang, by Pat Hutchins and a poem titled, "Dividing Up Bugs." They will act out the story and illustrate the division concepts presented. Finally, they complete a worksheet on the presented concepts.
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The Doorbell Rang

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
After listening to the story, The Doorbell Rang, young learners apply concepts from the book in an interactive math activity. They decorate and cut out twelve cookie templates (included, but seem to be cut off), and solve "cookie math...
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Give a Cookie

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars discover the importance of sharing. In this philanthropy lesson, students read the book The Doorbell Rang and discuss how the character practiced sharing in the story. Young scholars make cookies and practice the...
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The Doorbell Rang

For Teachers K
Explore the concept of equal parts. Kindergarteners will listen to the book, When the Doorbell Rang, to introduce dividing cookies equally between people. They will then practice this skill with real cookies!
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The Doorbell Rang Activity Card

For Students Pre-K - K
In this language arts worksheet, students read a story called The Doorbell Rang. Students cut out 12 cookies and paste them under each character's picture so that each character gets an equal share.
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The Doorbell Rang

For Teachers K
Students learn how to divide items in half. In this fractions lesson, students brainstorm what half of something means. Students practice dividing even and odd numbered groups in half and discuss the process. Students read The Doorbell...
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A Math lesson on division (sharing)

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In groups of four, have your class listen to the book, The Doorbell Rings, or tell the story. They will then participate in various math activities.
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Introduction to Division

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Examine how addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division relate to and are separate from each other. As they listen to the book, The Doorbell Rang, they demonstrate the math described in the story by cutting up paper cookies and...
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The Doorbell Rang, Multiplication, Division

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners explore multiplication and division. In this The Doorbell Rang math lesson, students participate in the "Cookie Math," "A Dozen Cookies," and "Mini-Report" lessons that feature beginning multiplication and division skills.
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Doorbell Division

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the concept of division using the book "When the Doorbell Rang." They listen to the book, role-play the dividing of the cookies from the story, and create their own story problem to solve using the stamp program from...
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One-digit Division

For Teachers 3rd
Young mathematicians read the book, The Doorbell Rang. They examine the necessity of division in everyday life, such as cooking and sharing. They use paper cookies to construct equivalent sets.
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Lesson 3: Predicting Beyond the Text

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders make predictions beyond the text. In this prediction lesson, 2nd graders read a story and predict what happens to the characters after the story is over by using evidence from what they read. They read three different...
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Investigation - What's Fair?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will explore psychology by reading a story about sharing. In this philanthropy lesson, 2nd graders read the story The Doorbell Rang and discuss the importance of being kind and sharing with your neighbors. Students...
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Cookie Math

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders talk about their favorite kind of cookie. They are then given paper circles to decorate as their favorite cookie. They then listen to the story "The Doorbell Rang" by Pat Hutchins and manipulate their cookies as the story...
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Leaf Patterns

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the existence of patterns in everyday items. In this science and math integrated lesson, 1st graders match leaves with a name word card and organize them into four patterns. This lesson includes a reading of And the...
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A Nero Wolfe Mystery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Discuss a Nero Wolfe mystery on brining criminals to justice. Secondary students will read the book A Nero Wolfe Mystery: The Doorbell Rang. They then will watch the movie depicting this story and answer discussion questions. There are...
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Division Day 1

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete division problems where they solve problems based on the story The Doorbell Rang. In this division lesson plan, students also write journal entries about division.
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Fun With Fractions

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students learn about fractions. In this fractions lesson, students hear the story" The Doorbell Rang", calculate the number of cookies each person will get as they learn about fractions. Student make a batch of cookies and share them in...
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Divisions of Generosity

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners listen to a read aloud of Pat Hutchins, The Doorbell Rang and apply the concepts of fairness and generosity to division.
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Don't Open That Door!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students act out story The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins in a small group setting to explore parts of a whole.
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Math with Character

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write math sentences to fit a given story. They recognize number families and discuss the character traits of a sharing and relate their feeelings and experience with sharing. The Doorbell Rang story is read and the students...
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Character Education: Generosity

For Teachers K
Students explore the character trait of generosity. They listen to the book, The Doorbell Rang, discuss examples of generosity in the story, and draw a picture of a time they were generous.

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