Lesson Plan

Nature Counting

Use this fun lesson plan to introduce or review the concept of addition to your ELs. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Nature and Counting It All Adds Up** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Nature and Counting: It All Adds Uplesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Nature and Counting: It All Adds Uplesson plan.

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Students will be able to represent addition facts up to 10. Students will be able to explain addition within 10 using sentence frames.

Introduction

Draw and AddTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceGlossary: Nature Counting
  • Gather the class together and display a handful of items (e.g., buttons) to the students.
  • Model thinking aloud to guess how many buttons you have by saying something like, "I started with two buttons and then I found five more buttons in my desk. I wonder how many I have altogether?"
  • Ask students if they can think of a way for you to figure out the total number of buttons you have.

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kindergarten
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