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Agricultural survey and the documentation of livestock or goods was the basis for the first written language. Youngsters discuss sorting and counting, and how these skills have been used for thousands of years. They accent their class discussion by reading an informational passage and using the information to create a survey-inspired work of art.
K - 3rd Math 29 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Counting Circles II
Fill those extra ten minutes of math time with this fun counting activity. Given a short sequence of numbers, young mathematicians stand in a circle and count one-by-one until the last number is reached, at which point the whole group claps and the last child has a seat in the middle of the circle.
K - 2nd Math 36 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Assessing Counting Sequences Part I
Working with kindergartners one-on-one, you will identify their ability to count by 1s and 10s and conclude what levels they have mastered, as well as where they need skills practice and instruction. The commentary provided will aid you in knowing what to look for when administering this assessment.
K Math 12 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Fire safety is a hot topic for kids! With this resource, little ones will read, color, draw, and play as they are learning about prevention and, as an added bonus, practice naming shapes, counting, and adding numbers! Reading, math, and personal safety all in one app!
Pre-K - 2nd Health 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solve Multiplication Problems: Using Skip Counting
Explore yet another use of number lines as young mathematicians learn to answer multiplication problems by skip counting. This problem solving approach is clearly modeled with the examples presented in the third video of this series. Young learners demonstrate their understanding of this method by solving the additional word problem included in the Guided Practice video.
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
More and Less Handfuls
Working as a pair, two kindergartners will sit at a table and will pick two handfuls of counters. They will combine their individual handfuls into one, and count their own selection. They will then draw and record their count on a record worksheet (not provided but see the set-up section on the lesson plan for details on how to create).
K Math 18 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Numbers and Words: 1-10
Use the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games to guide your teaching of numbers to young learners. After counting to 10 as a whole class, discuss different ways numbers are used in the Olympics. Then, break the class into 10 groups, asking each one to draw a picture showing a different number of objects between one and 10.
K - 2nd Math 63 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learning how to read a schedule and determine when you will depart and arrive is an everyday skill that builds competency in chart reading, subtraction, elapsed time, and counting on. Learners discuss how to solve timetable problems and then work through a few as a class and on their own.
3rd - 5th Math 11 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Activities that Build Number Sense
Have fun while building the number sense of young mathematicians with this list of ten-frame learning games. From developing cardinality and counting skills to learning place value and basic addition strategies, ten-frames are excellent math models that support the growth of young learners.
K - 2nd Math 98 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Native American Culture: Counting, 1:1 Correspondence
Kindergarteners practice showing 1:1 correspondence while incorporating information they learned about a local Native American culture. The objects used for counting are taken from the previous day's Native American lesson. The intention is for them to use the newly-acquired vocabulary while building 1:1 correspondence and counting skills.
K Math 8 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Choral Counting I
Using a 100s chart or a number line with a pointer, work with your class to count up to 100 by ones and tens. As a part of daily instruction, prompt your kindergartners to chant count from 1 to 30. Move on to 1 to 50, and then from 1 to 100.
K Math 31 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Start/Stop Counting II
Take stroll around the classroom while teaching young mathematicians to count fluently with this whole-group math activity. The teacher starts things off by walking around the room while counting up from the number one and continues until he/she stops and taps a student on the shoulder.
K - 2nd Math 19 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sort and Count II
Capture the engagement of young mathematicians with this hands-on sorting activity. Given a bag of objects, learners work independently sorting the items based on their physical attributes, counting to determine the size of each group. This process is repeated as young learners explore different ways of sorting the same set of objects.
Pre-K - 1st Math 33 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sort and Count
Young mathematicians are on their feet and moving around in this primary grade sorting activity. After giving each child an object or picture card, they then sort themselves into groups, counting to see which has the most or least members. As additional support, consider creating sentence frames and flash cards that correctly model how to use comparison language.
Pre-K - 1st Math 27 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Find the Area of a Rectangle by Counting Columns and Rows
When finding the area of rectangles, understanding the arrangement of unit squares in rows and columns is essential. The visual models included in this instructional video help to clearly define rows and columns for young mathematicians, using multiple examples to model how they are used to skip count when determining the area of a rectangles.
6 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ten by Ten
Learners participate in hands-on activities using a hundreds chart and counting toes and fingers. They discover the patterns that are created when counting by ten. After a lecture/demo, students practice by using a worksheet embedded in this plan.
K - 2nd Math 23 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Let's Go on a Scavenger Hunt!
Although there isn't much to this counting lesson, there are some solid resources and practice ideas here for beginners. Hook youngsters by challenging them to count the number of days on the calendar up to today. Use the calendar for further counting practice, starting at random numbers.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!
Math minors observe and demonstrate various times table facts using Reese's Pieces candy. They listen to the book, "Reese's Pieces Count by Fives Book," demonstrate and chant various times tables, and practice multiplication facts using various websites.
1st - 3rd Math 54 Views 313 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Playing with bugs and buttons has never been so much fun! Offering a variety of different activities, this is a great resource for developing basic skills in preschool and kindergarten-aged children.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 18 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
These penguins are hungry and it's the job of your young mathematicians to feed them. Each of these large penguin templates has a number printed on it corresponding with the number of goldfish crackers students need to place on it. This fun activity is bound to engage young learners in developing their ability to count and understand cardinality.
Pre-K - K Math 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable