Lesson Plan

Making a Number Line

In this fun counting lesson, students will get a chance to practice working in cooperative groups to order numbers 0-10. Use this lesson plan on its own or as support for the lesson Using Counting Aids.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Using Counting Aids lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Using Counting Aids lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to use a number line to count to ten.

Language

Students will be able to explain how to use a number line when counting.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
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  • Gather the class together and project the "Number Monster 0-10" song.
  • Say, "Today we are going to practice counting from 0–10 using a new tool: a number line!"