Lesson Plan

Counting Dots

In this fast-paced lesson plan, students will practice their addition skills while working on their collaboration and listening abilities. It can be taught as a stand alone or support lesson for the Simple Addition to 10 lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Simple Addition to 10lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Simple Addition to 10lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to solve addition problems within 10.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to solve addition equations using drawings or pictures.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together.
  • Display two group of items (e.g., coins) and say, "I wonder how many I have in all."
  • Ask, "What can I do to find out how many coins I have altogether?"