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Counting up to 5 - Counting Objects to 5 - Placing
Kindergarten (K) - Math
- Students will learn to count from 1 to 5.
- Students will demonstrate their understanding of numbers by drawing objects in a scene.
- Students will practice counting objects in a group.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Crayons or colored pencils
- Pre-made scene templates with blank spaces for objects (birds, fish, etc.)
- Numbers (1 to 5)
- Objects (birds, fish, etc.)
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- Begin the lesson by welcoming students and asking if they know how to count.
- Write numbers 1 to 5 on the whiteboard and have students repeat after you.
- Introduce the vocabulary words.
- Explain that students will be learning to count to 5 by drawing objects in a scene.
- Show students an example of a completed scene with objects.
- Model counting the objects in the example scene.
- Demonstrate drawing a given number of objects in a scene using a pre-made template.
- Pass out pre-made scene templates and drawing materials to students.
- Guide students in selecting a number between 1 and 5.
- Instruct students to draw that number of objects in their scene.
- Walk around the classroom, offering assistance and ensuring students are drawing the correct number of objects.
- Have students count the objects in their scene out loud to reinforce counting skills.
- Provide students with another pre-made scene template.
- Allow students to choose a new number between 1 and 5 and draw the corresponding number of objects in their scene.
- Encourage students to work independently and practice counting the objects they draw.
- Provide students with a blank paper to create their own scene at home.
- Instruct students to choose a number between 1 and 5 and draw that number of objects in their scene.
- Pass out index cards for students to write or draw their favorite number between 1 and 5.
- Collect exit cards to check for understanding.
- Assess students' understanding of counting to 5 based on their completed scenes, exit cards, and participation during the lesson.
- Review the lesson objectives and the vocabulary words.
- Encourage students to practice counting to 5 at home and in daily activities.
- Compliment students on their work and participation.
- Introduce counting objects in real-life scenarios, such as counting toys or snacks.
- Incorporate counting games and activities during free play or centers.
- Provide additional support for students who struggle with counting or drawing objects.
- Pair students who need
- additional assistance with a peer who has a strong understanding of the concept for collaborative work.
- Offer small group instruction or one-on-one support to reinforce counting skills and practice drawing objects in a scene.
- Use manipulatives, such as counting bears or blocks, to help students visualize numbers and practice counting.
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- Encourage creativity while drawing objects, allowing students to personalize their scenes and increase engagement.
- Use real-life examples of counting objects to help students make connections between the lesson and their daily lives.
- Break down the counting process into smaller steps for students who are struggling, and provide additional support through repetition.
- Some students may think they can only draw specific objects for their scenes. Clarify that they can use their creativity and choose various objects.
- Students may confuse the order of numbers when counting. Reinforce correct number order and practice counting together as a class.
- Students may believe they need to draw objects in a straight line. Encourage them to place objects in various locations within their scenes to create more realistic and engaging illustrations.
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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