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Counting up to 5 - Counting Objects to 5 - Building Cube Models
Kindergarten (K) - Math
- Students will be able to count to 5.
- Students will be able to identify and name colors of unifix cubes.
- Students will be able to connect unifix cubes to make sets up to 5.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Unifix cubes (at least 50)
- Container to hold the unifix cubes
- Whiteboard and markers
- Unifix cubes
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5 AND 1 INTERVENTIONS
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- Show the students a set of unifix cubes and ask if they know what they are.
- Introduce the concept of counting and explain that you will be counting with unifix cubes.
- Review numbers 1-5 with the students.
- Review the colors of the unifix cubes with the students.
- Demonstrate how to connect the unifix cubes to make sets up to 5.
- Count the cubes in each set.
- Explain that when we combine two sets of cubes, we can add them together to make a total.
- Show an example of adding two sets of cubes together to make a total of up to 5.
- Divide the students into small groups and provide each group with a container of unifix cubes.
- Instruct the students to work together to make sets up to 5 and add two sets together to make a total of up to 5.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to work independently to create their own sets of unifix cubes and add them together to make a total of up to 5.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Assign students to count to 5 using unifix cubes or other objects at home.
- Encourage students to share their counting with their families and explain how they used the unifix cubes or objects to help them.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to show a given number by connecting the appropriate number of unifix cubes.
- Circulate around the room to assess students' understanding.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of counting to 5 and connecting unifix cubes to make sets.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of counting to 5 and connecting unifix cubes to make sets.
- Review what the students learned during the lesson.
- Ask students to count to 5 using unifix cubes.
- Encourage students to practice counting to 5 and connecting unifix cubes at home.
- Students can practice counting to 10 and connecting larger sets of unifix cubes.
- Students can practice adding sets of unifix cubes up to 10.
- Students can use unifix cubes to practice subtraction or make patterns.
- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger and easier to grasp cubes can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid or diagram can be provided to help them understand the concept of addition.
- For students who are struggling with counting to 5, they can be given additional practice and reinforcement during small group instruction.
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- Use hands-on activities to engage students and help them understand the concept of counting and addition.
- Provide clear and concise instructions, and repeat them if necessary.
- Use positive reinforcement and praise students for their efforts.
- Students may struggle with connecting the unifix cubes to make sets of up to 5.
- Students may confuse the concept of counting with addition.
- Students may struggle with fine motor skills, making it difficult to manipulate the unifix cubes.
Common Core Standard:
K.CC.B.5 - Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
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