Expose your students to numerical sequencing and patterns with an interactive lesson that focuses on identifying, writing, and ordering numbers from 1-100. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Popping Numbers.**
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Popping Numbers lesson plan.
Students will be able to identify, write, and order numbers from 1-100
Students will be able to describe the relationship between numbers from 1-100 with content-specific vocabulary and prepositional phrases using a visual word bank.
Introduce prepositions of place with students by reflecting on the order in which students line up to go to lunch.
Display the Vocabulary Cards for before, after, and between, and review the definitions.
Ask students to remember who was before them in line. Gesture by pointing in front of yourself, and tell students to repeat, "before." Display the sentence frame, "________ was before me in line." Allow students to share with a partner before choosing a few volunteers to share with the class. The first students in line will say that "No one was before me in line."
Repeat the procedure, using the sentence frames, "________ was after me in line" and "I was between ________ and ________."
Display the Vocabulary Cards for **above **and below, and review the definitions. Model an example such as "I see that the clock is above the whiteboard. I see that the book shelf is below the window."
Tell students to look around the classroom and describe to a partner where something is using the sentence frames, "The ________ is above the ________." and "The ________ is below the ________."