Small Five Frames with Dots

Working on adding and subtracting small numbers? Introduce five frames with a resource that visually supports your mathematicians' growing proficiency with counting strategies. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Copy and laminate, or place in a plastic sheet protector to reuse and save paper 
  • Call out numbers that scholars must display using counters 
  • Using counters on the frames, invite learners to create addition and subtraction problems, and write them on a separate sheet of paper or on the board 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required 
  • Pages two through three display counters in random positions
Pros

  • Although the title states that these are small five frames; they are large enough to read and count easily 
  • Multiple pages of five frames in different positions allow you to choose the most appropriate frame and how to use it 
Cons

  • None