Students will be able to solve addition problems using numbers 0-5.
The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
Gather students together.
Say, "Who knows what a birthday is?" Allow for a few students to provide responses or ideas. "Right! A birthday is the day you were born. Today we are going to be solving a problem about birthday presents and I need your help."
Practice counting to 5 in students home language.
Provide visuals or additional explanation that sometimes people recieve gifts on their birthday or special holidays.