Lesson Plan

Matching Numbers

Teach your class about the relationship between numbers and quantities with this lesson that has students use their counting skills to match a number of objects with their written value.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the Beach Counting to Ten and How Many Fish in the Ocean? pre-lessons.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the Beach Counting to Ten and How Many Fish in the Ocean? pre-lessons.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to understand the math concept that a given number of objects can be assigned only one number.
The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Gather students together and tell them that today they're going to learn about counting.
  • Show students the number cards and the objects they will use to count.

Beginning

  • Provide examples of counting to students.
  • Practice counting to 10 in student home language (L1) if possible.

Intermediate

  • Ask students to turn and talk to share ideas of things they could count in the classroom.