- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Card Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Connecting cubes (at least 50)
- Container to hold the connecting cubes
- Whiteboard and markers
- "How many cubes?" question cards
- Connecting cubes
- How many
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5 AND 1 INTERVENTIONS
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- Show students a set of connecting cubes.
- Explain that they will learn how to count connecting cubes up to 5.
- Model counting connecting cubes up to 5 using a set of cubes.
- Emphasize counting one cube at a time.
- Introduce "how many cubes?" questions using question cards.
- Divide students into small groups and provide each group with a container of connecting cubes and question cards.
- Instruct students to take turns creating connecting cube models and asking "how many cubes?" questions.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to work independently to create their own connecting cube models and answer "how many cubes?" questions.
- Encourage students to challenge themselves by creating more complex models.
- Assign students to practice counting connecting cubes or objects up to 5 at home.
- Encourage students to create their own connecting cube models and ask "how many cubes or objects?" questions to family members.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to draw a connecting cube model and write the number of cubes.
- Collect the whiteboards to assess student understanding.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of counting connecting cubes up to 5 and answering "how many cubes?" questions.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of the objectives.
- Review the concept of counting connecting cubes up to 5 and answering "how many cubes?" questions.
- Ask students to share one thing they learned or enjoyed about the lesson.
- Students can practice counting connecting cubes up to 10 or higher.
- Students can use connecting cubes to create simple addition and subtraction problems.
- For students who struggle with counting, provide visual aids such as pictures or diagrams to help them understand the concept.
- For students who need extra support, provide manipulatives such as counting bears or blocks to reinforce counting skills.
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- Use a variety of connecting cube models to keep students engaged.
- Encourage students to explain their thinking when answering "how many cubes?" questions.
- Use positive reinforcement to motivate and encourage students.
- Students may skip over or double-count cubes.
- Students may struggle to understand the concept of adding cubes together to find the total.
- Students may confuse the number of cubes with the size or shape of the cube.
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.