This Social Studies: Counting Around the World lesson plan also includes:
Second graders create Venn diagrams comparing and contrasting Japan, Mexico, and Tanzania. After reading books about the countries, they list number words found in the texts. In groups, they research one of the countries and create a mural. They also make replicas of the three national flags on cards and glue them to craft sticks. As items from the countries are displayed, they hold up the corresponding flag.