# Line Up for Numbers

• Kindergarten
• Math
• 40 minutes
• Standards: K.CC.A.2
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August 29, 2015

Order up! Get your students excited about counting with this teacher-approved math lesson. Kids will have a blast making booklets and participating in counting activities.

### Learning Objectives

Students will be able to order numbers from 1-10 or beyond given number samples.

## Lesson

### Introduction (5 minutes)

• Tell students you will be practicing ordering numbers.
• Ask students to identify examples in their environment where they may observe numbers in order. Examples would include the class calendar, a number line, or any chart where steps are numbered in order.

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

• Have students line up, and count them off by number (e.g. "1,2,3...").
• Have students arrange themselves in a line in order. Help as necessary and encourage students to use posted number lines as cues for ordering numbers.
• Have students count aloud as they are in line.
• Rearrange students as many times as you choose to establish understanding of the concept.

### Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (5 minutes)

• Distribute number cards to each student.
• Have students place their numbers in order on the board, a clothesline, or however works best for your classroom.
• Count the numbers in order when finished and ask students if the number cards are ordered correctly. Have students rearrange them if necessary.

### Independent Working Time (10 minutes)

• Have students complete the 1-10 foldable booklet.
• Allow them to write the numerals on the front or the inside of the booklet and add corresponding numbers of dots.

## Extend

### Differentiation

• Enrichment: Have advanced students place playing or number cards in order when given a random set.
• Support: Struggling students can work with the support version of the Fill in the Numbers worksheet.

## Review

### Assessment (5 minutes)

• Have students complete the Fill in the Numbers worksheet.

### Review and Closing (5 minutes)

• Have students share their foldable books with each other and/or place them in your classroom library.