Lesson Plan

Monkey Counting

In this fun lesson, students will love monkeying around as they practice counting! This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Catch Those Fish** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Catch Those Fish!lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Catch Those Fish!lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to correctly order numbers and use one-to-one correspondance skills to determine how many items are in a group.

Language

Students will be able to identify numbers 1-20 and explain how to find the total number of items in a group using tactile supports and sentence frames.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
1–10 Number CardsVocabulary Cards: Monkey CountingGlossary: Monkey CountingTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives Reference
  • Gather the class together for a read aloud.
  • Display the book, Count the Monkeys and introduce the title, author, and illustrator.
  • Say, "Today we are going to practice counting and keeping track as we count."