Counting collections are a great way to help students practice counting while gaining practice recording and justifying their thinking. Students will work specifically with the numbers 1-30 to develop fluency counting and writing numbers.
Introduce your class to composite shapes with this lesson that reviews geometric shapes and makes use of tangram puzzles. This lesson will give your students a strong base for learning geometry later on in their school careers.
Use this beginning of the year activity to practice counting! Students solidify an understanding of one-to-one correspondence as they compete to fill three towers. Use this EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan Counting Collections.
Drawing on various problem solving techniques, students will challenge themselves to solve word problems involving three whole numbers. Problem solving, critical thinking, and real life applications? This lesson has it all.