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Number 7

Ponder the trivia about the number 7 or use them to introduce a topic. For example, items under the heading Things that come in 7s can be used to help students to relate to multiples of 7 for multiplication and then add their own ideas to the list. Perhaps,watch a movie clip or read from a book below before creating your list.

*7
*A natural number
*Prime
*Divisors 1, 7
*Tally Marks - IIIIIII
*Roman Numeral - VII
*Prefixes - septa (Latin); hepta (Greek)
*Ordinal 7th, seventh
*Cardinal 7, seven
*7th month July


Movies / TV Shows
*7th Heaven
*Seven
*Seven years in Tibet
*Seven Year Itch
*Seven Pounds
*Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
*Seven of Nine (character on Star Trek)


Things that come in 7s
*7 days of the week
*Continents (North America, South America, Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Asia, Europe
*7 levels of the periodic table
*7 major notes in music
*Colors of the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet)
*7 food groups (grains, vegetable, fruits, dairy, meat and beans, oils, discretionary calorie) *Discretionary calories group is not included on the food pyramid.
*7 roman emperors
*Seven wonders of the world


Drinks
*7 up

In the Bible / Religion
*(7 is a symbol of perfection and completeness.)
*Catholic sacraments (Baptism, Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Marriage, Holy Orders, *Anointing of the Sick)
*Seven Joys of the Virgin Mary
*Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Expressions
*7 years bad luck
*Lucky number 7
*Working 24/ 7
*7 deadly sins (lust, gluttony, envy, anger, pride, sloth, greed)


Songs
*Seven Joys of Mary
*7 by Prince and The New Power Generation
*24-7 Man by Robert Cray
*7 x 70 by Chris August

Books / Magazines
*Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
*Seventeen Magazine
*The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive *Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work

*Seven Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness

*Math from Three to Seven: The Story of a Mathematical Circle for Preschoolers
*Feast of the seven fishes



* 7 up cake
*Seven layer bean dip
*Seven Seas Casserole
Seven-Layer Mexican Salad

1 can Jalapeno bean dip
2 Avocados; mashed with
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
1/2 pack Taco seasoning mixed with:
1/2 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 small Onion(chopped fine
2 oz Cheddar or Monterey Jack
-cheese; grated
1 Bunch green onions; chopped
2 Tomatoes; chopped
1 can (small) sliced black olives


Preferably use a glass dish and layer ingredients in the order listed. Serve with green and red tortilla chips or another chip of your choice.

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