How to Use the Scroll Grid in the Everyday Math Program

Number scrolls introduce children to basic math concepts.
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Everyday Mathematics is a comprehensive mathematics curriculum for children in elementary school through sixth grade. The program, designed by the University of Chicago, has been adopted as the standard curriculum by many school districts. The curriculum contains a wealth of activities, including a number scroll for younger students. The number scroll activity consists of a scroll grid of 100 squares for students to start with. The activity introduces the concept of continuous numbers.

    Write the numbers "1" through "10" in the first row.

    Write the numbers "10" through "20" in the second row.

    Continue filling in rows up to the number 100. This will be the end of the sheet.

    Continue filling in numbers on the second sheet, which will have 201-300.

    Tape the top of the second sheet to the bottom of the first sheet. This is the start of your "scroll."

    Continue filling in sheets and taping them together.

    Tips

    • It's not uncommon for scrolls to reach numbers in the tens of thousands as an individual or even a class project. Challenge your class to make the longest scroll.

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