Make counting fun with colorful counting bears. Students will learn that skip counting is faster than counting by ones. They will also come away from the lesson with ideas of when skip counting can be used.
Your students will learn when to use less than and greater than and how to differentiate the two symbols in this lesson. They will have fun playing the role of the Less Than and Greater Than alligators!
Get ready to learn all about animals! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats. They will connect to literacy through classic stories like the *Three Little Pigs* and *The Very Hungry Caterpillar.*
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.
Let’s start building numbers! Just as building skyscrapers is a visual representation of mathematics, students will use the visual representation of base-ten blocks to add—or build—onto a two-digit number.
Students get practice composing and comparing two-digit numbers as they compete to collect the most cards while playing the Hungry Alligator game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Greater than Less Than Equal to Game.**
Keep students engaged and help them practice their counting fluency with this fun, game-based lesson. Students count and work with each other to create the classroom’s longest number snake. Who will be the winner?
Expose your students to numerical sequencing and patterns with an interactive lesson that focuses on identifying, writing, and ordering numbers from 1-100. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Popping Numbers.**
Students will get plenty of practice composing tens with ten frames to add to 20! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching the **Scavenger Hunt Addition** lesson.
Who doesn’t like to spend money and plan parties? Students will subtract two-digit numbers as they calculate the remaining money for their party supplies. They will subtract in multiples of ten and focus on place value.
Build a solid foundation in number sense with this lesson all about the friendly number 10! Students will count with both fingers and base-ten blocks. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Place Value Concentration.**
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.**
Students will get plenty of practice counting and writing numbers to 30 as they compete to win this fun game! Use this scaffolded EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **I Spy Counting Practice.**