Lesson Plan

Keeping Count

Help your students learn about keeping track of numbers using one-to-one correspondance in this fun lesson!
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Over in the Meadow Counting Practicelesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Over in the Meadow Counting Practicelesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to use one-to-one correspondence to count objects up to 10.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to keep track of objects while counting.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
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  • Gather students together for a read-aloud.
  • Read the book Bear Counts. As you read, pause to point and count the individual objects on each page. Model counting each object individually.
  • Encourage students to either count with you chorally or echo count after you.
  • Say, "Today we are going to practice counting and keeping track of our numbers while we count."

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