Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities by counting, producing, and constructing the numbers 0–10 as well as developing 5 as a benchmark.
Have students write their first name and guess how many letters are in it.
Technology option: Have students play Five Frame. Only use games 1–3.
Students use snap cubes and the number line to count how many they have in various configurations and make connections between numerals and quantities.
Students make comparisons of given numbers to the benchmark number of 5 to develop a conceptual understanding of the relative size of numbers and their relationship to one another.
Have students grab a handful of any small manipulative (counters, marbles, bears, snap cubes, etc.) and count it out to identify the following:
Available as a handout (PDF)
This is a good lesson plan. I will have to use this one to help my child with learning how to count and also add and subtract. The ideas are interesting and I would love to do them hands on with her to help with teaching her how to use addition and
more» subtraction. Thanks for the creative ideas.«less
Would love to have printer friendly versions.Loved the lesson, advice to other teachers would be to make sure to have clear expectations and routines establish before diving into these great lessons.
How can I show and tell how many of something I have and count them accurately?
How do numbers relate to each other?
CCSS, Content Standards to Domain Level
CCSS, Standards for Mathematical Practices