# Race to 120

Build familiarity with numbers from 1 to 120 with this fun game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Then Came One.**
This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Then Came One lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Then Came One lesson plan.

#### Objectives

##### Academic

Students will be able to articulate patterns of one more and one less and count on to 120.

##### Language

Students will be able to describe the relationship between numbers with content-specific vocabulary using manipulatives and peer support.

#### Introduction

(5 minutes)
• Display two sets of circular counters side by side on the document camera (e.g. four and six).
• Ask students to point to the set that shows more counters. Think aloud, "That's right! Six is more than four!"
• Now ask students to show you the set that shows less counters. Think aloud, "Correct! Four is less than six."
• Gesture with your hands spread wide as students repeat, "more." Gesture with hands close together as students repeat "less."
• Project the Race to 120 gameboard, and tell students that today they will play a fun game to practice counting on.

### Subtraction 2

13 games
1 song video
1 interactive story
5 printable worksheets
Grade
first grade
Subject Math