Lesson Plan

How Many Butterflies?

In this counting lesson plan, your ELs will get lots of practice identifying and writing numbers using a high interest nature focus!
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Leafy Numbers lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Leafy Numbers lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to write, recognize, and count numbers from 1 to 15.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to count objects to find the total number.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
Counting ButterfliesTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: How Many Butterflies?Glossary: How Many Butterflies?
  • Gather the class for a read aloud.
  • Display the cover of Counting Butterflies and ask the students to turn and talk to share what they see with a partner using the sentence starter, "I see _____________."
  • Say, "Today we are going to practice our counting. We are going to count butterflies!"

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kindergarten
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