Numbers Sense to Twenty: Math Activity Pack


This pack includes whole group, small groups and independent resources that may be used for introducing, teaching, reviewing and assessing numbers to twenty and ordering and comparing numbers. Lesson plans with mini-lessons, center activities, and an interactive page are available for each week of instruction.

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Lesson Plans:
Follow these lesson plans or use the ideas to supplement your curriculum. There are 5 weeks or 25 lesson plan ideas.

Vocabulary Cards:
Post these cards on the math wall during the unit to refer to as new words are introduced.

All About the Number Pocket Chart:
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 frames, counting up and down, number bond and a number line. Laminate the pieces, place on a pocket chart and use a dry erase marker to complete.

Number Book:
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 frames and counting for each number to 20.

Interactive Notebook:
Have learners complete an interactive notebook page each week as independent practice. These pages include 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20 and number order.

Ten to Twelve:
Read the book From the Garden and use the resources to review subitizing and sorting while learning the numbers 10-12.

Thirteen to Fifteen:
Read the book Fifteen Animals and use the resources included to practice ordering numbers.

Sixteen to Eighteen:
Read the book Twenty Big Trucks in the Middle of the Street and use the resources included to practice counting and ordering numbers to 20 and showing 1 less.

Nineteen to Twenty:
Read the book 20 Hungry Pigs and use the resources included to show different ways to make groups of twenty.

Order and Compare
Read the book Balancing Bears and use the resources included to have learners compare numbers. Introduce Alvin Alligator and greater than, less than and equal to symbols.

Math Cube Mats:
Use the mats and math cubes to have learners practice making the numbers 10-20 and introduce the tens and ones place value.

Counting Mats:
Have learners count the correct number of vegetables for each number mat.

Number Order:
Have learners put the veggie cards in the correct order. Learners can count up or count down from 20.

Ten Frame Clip Cards:
Have learners clip the correct number that is shown in the ten frame.

Teen Number Match:
Have learners match the numeral, number word and picture for the numbers 10-20.

Number Order:
Have learners put the cars in the correct order.

Teen Number Mats:
Have learners complete the number mats for the teen numbers.

Missing Number:
Have learners find the missing pig for each set of numbers.

Teen Counting:
Have learners count the correct number of mud puddles for each mat.

Comparing Clip Cards
Have learners clip the symbol that will complete the number sentence.

Making 20:
Have learners use two-sided counters to find different ways to make 20.

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