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Counting up to 5 - Counting in Rows to 5
Kindergarten (K) - Math
- Students will be able to identify and count shapes up to 5.
- Students will be able to answer questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Shape cards with different amounts of shapes in a row (up to 5)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Shape manipulatives (e.g., plastic or foam shapes)
- Shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)
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- Show students a few examples of shape cards and ask them to identify the shapes.
- Explain that today, they will learn to count shapes up to 5 by answering questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- Show students a shape card and demonstrate how to count the shapes in a row.
- Repeat the process with different shape cards, emphasizing counting one shape at a time.
- Ask questions about the number of shapes in a row (e.g., "How many circles are in this row?") and have students answer.
- Divide students into small groups and provide each group with a set of shape cards and shape manipulatives.
- Instruct students to practice counting shapes in a row and answering questions about the number of shapes in a row within their groups.
- Circulate around the room, asking questions and providing support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to work independently using the shape manipulatives to create rows of shapes with up to 5 shapes in a row.
- Have students practice counting the shapes in their rows and answering questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Assign students to draw rows of shapes at home with up to 5 shapes in a row.
- Encourage students to practice counting the shapes in each row and answering questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Show a shape card and ask students to write the number of shapes in the row on their whiteboards.
- Check students' answers for understanding and accuracy.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of counting shapes and answering questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- The exit card and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of the lesson objectives.
- Review the main lesson points and ask students to share what they learned about counting shapes and answering questions about the number of shapes in a row.
- Encourage students to practice counting shapes at home and in their daily lives.
- Students can practice counting to higher numbers, such as 10 or 20, using rows of shapes.
- Students can practice identifying and counting shapes within different arrangements or patterns.
- Introduce simple addition and subtraction problems using the shape manipulatives for students to solve.
- For students who struggle with fine motor skills, larger and easier-to-grasp shape manipulatives can be used.
- For students who need extra support, a visual aid, such as a number line or counting chart, can be provided to help them understand the concept of counting to 5.
- Pair students who need additional support with a peer tutor or provide small group instruction to reinforce the lesson concepts.
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- Use a variety of shapes to maintain student engagement and reinforce shape recognition skills.
- Provide positive reinforcement and encouragement as students successfully count the shapes in rows.
- Use real-life examples or objects to help students connect the concept of counting shapes to their everyday experiences.
- Students may believe they need to count all the shapes on the card, rather than just the shapes in a single row.
- Students might think that the type of shape affects the counting process, rather than understanding that the process is the same regardless of the shape.
- Some students may try to skip counting or count multiple shapes at once, rather than counting each shape individually and sequentially.
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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