Follow these lesson plans or use the ideas to supplement your curriculum. There are 4 weeks or 20 lesson plan ideas covering number sense to ten.
During this lesson, use this poster to teach learners different counting strategies to understand number sense to ten.
During this unit, post these cards on the math wall during the unit to refer to as new words are introduced.
All About the Number Pocket Chart:
During this unit, use this chart throughout the unit to learn about each number. This chart includes the number word, one-to-one correspondence, number order, tallies, ten frame, counting up and down, number bond and number line. Laminate the pieces, place on a pocket chart and use a dry erase marker to complete.
During this unit, have learners complete a page of this book after the pocket chart is completed together as a whole group. This book includes rainbow writing, numeral tracing, tally, ten frame and counting for each number to 10.
During this unit, have learners complete an interactive notebook page each week as independent practice. These pages include 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10 and number order and making 5 and 10.
Whole Group Activities
One to Three:
During this lesson, read the story of the Three Little Pigs and use the resources included to practice 1 to 1 correspondence together.
Four to Six:
Another option, read the story of the Six Crows and use the resources included to practice counting and subitizing.
Seven to Nine:
Next, read the story of the Nine Ducks Nine and use the resources included to teach a number line, 1 to 1 correspondence and counting down.
Also, read the story of the Ten Fireflies and Fall Counting and use the resources included to review and practice counting, reading and writing 1 through 10.
Making 5 and 10
Finally, read the story Five Stinky Socks and Ten Little Rubber Ducks and use the resources included to practice composing and decomposing 5 and 10.