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3. Organize and count blocks using a ten frame (A)

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.5
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.K.MD.B.3
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3
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Lesson objective: Apply using a ten frame to solve problems.

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of counting to a mathematical situation. Students are asked to sort familiar objects into a ten frame in order to answer the question how many objects are found in the box.

Key Concept students will use: 

  • We can count to answer how many objects are arranged in a line or a rectangular array.

Skills students will use:

  • Writing numbers within ten (Grade K, Unit 2)

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 1 (Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them) as they arrange objects in ten frames to solve problems. 

Key vocabulary: 

  • arrange
  • count
  • objects
  • ten frame

Special materials needed:

  • counters
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Classifying and counting objects

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