Lesson Plan

Traffic Counting

In this fun traffic focused lesson plan, students will practice writing numbers 0-20. This can be used alone or as a support lesson for the **My Counting Book** lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the My Counting Book lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the My Counting Book lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to write the numerals from 0-20, and draw an accurate amount of items for each number.

Language

Students will be able to count from 0-20 and explain how to match items to the associated written numeral using tactile supports.

Introduction

(3 minutes)
Count the ConesTeach Background Knowledge TemplateWrite Student-Facing Language Objectives ReferenceVocabulary Cards: Traffic CountingGlossary: Traffic Counting
  • Gather the students together and introduce the book, Twenty Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street.
  • Use the Vocabulary Cards and Glossary to introduce key vocabulary from the text. Display the cards one at a time and ask students to turn and talk to a partner to share what they see. Have pairs share out and review definitions.