Lesson Plan

Numbers Numbers What Are You?

In this fun art and math inspired lesson plan, your students will practice learning and identifying the numbers between 1-10!
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the 1, 2, 3 Numbers! pre-lesson.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the 1, 2, 3 Numbers! pre-lesson.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to practice one-to-one correspondence and counting to 10.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments

Introduction

(5 minutes)
  • Introduce the lesson by gathering the class together for a read aloud.
  • Display the cover and tell the class the title of the book, Fish Eyes.
  • Ask if anyone knows how many eyes a person has. Say, "Right! Just like fish, people have two eyes."
  • Explain that today the class will be learning about and practicing counting the numbers from 1–10.

Beginning

  • Provide a visual of a person to use when asking, "How many eyes does a person have?"
  • Practice counting eyes in students home language (L1) if possible.

Intermediate

  • Have students turn and talk to a partner to share answers to the, "How many eyes?" questions.
  • Provide additional examples of amounts using feet, hands, etc.