Lesson Plan

Counting Fishermen

In this fun lesson about early addition, your students will love listening to a hilarious read aloud while learning how to add within 5. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the How Many Presents Addition lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the How Many Presents: A Lesson in Addition lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the How Many Presents: A Lesson in Addition lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to solve addition problems using numbers 0-5.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to solve an addition problem using tactile and visual supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together for a read-aloud.
  • Display the cover Five Silly Fishermen and ask, "Does anyone know what fishermen do?"
  • Use the vocabulary card and glossary to define a fisherman as someone who catches and sells fish.