Lesson Plan

1, 2, 3 Numbers!

Use this arts inspired lesson plan to introduce the numbers 1-10 to your students! Can be used as a stand alone lesson or support lesson for the **Introducing Numbers!** lesson plan.
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Numbers Numbers What Are You? lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Numbers Numbers What Are You? lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to practice one-to-one correspondence and counting to 10.

Language

Students will be able to verbally count to 10 using visual supports.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
Teach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: 1, 2, 3 Numbers!Glossary: 1,2,3 Numbers!Tracing Numbers & Counting: 3
  • Gather the class together for a read aloud.
  • Explain that a zoo is a large park where wild animals live and are cared for by people.
  • Ask, "Has anyone ever been to a zoo before? What kinds of animals did you see?"
  • Invite students to turn and talk to share either their experience at the zoo or an animal that they like.
  • Display the cover of the text, Count the Monkeys and say, "Today we're going to read a book about animals you might see at the zoo. We're going to practice counting them! We count to find out how many of something there is."