Let’s Count!: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

This Let’s Count!: Challenge Activities (Theme 5) unit also includes:

Challenge young scholars with a counting-themed series of activities. Your counters will write invitations to a feast, create books about dinner parties and animals, design posters, draw pictures of their favorite peaceful places, and take part in a penny rub. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Review the food pyramid before planning a classroom feast
  • Invite family members to a potluck with classroom-made invitations
  • Visit your classroom, school, or local library to obtain books about dinner parties and animals
Classroom Considerations

  • Unit is designed to accompany Houghton Mifflin curriculum, but may be taught independently
Pros

  • Provides additional guidance for English language learners
  • Lessons give the option to be completed independently, in pairs, or in groups
Cons

  • Literature is not included, making some activties challenging unless they are modified