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9. Counting to 10 (A)

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4a
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4b
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6
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Lesson objective: Apply understanding of counting to solve problems.

This lesson provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and understanding of counting objects within 10 to a real-life situation. Students are asked to help a teacher count how many of each type of counting bears are in the class.

Key Concept students will use:

  • Each item in a collection must be counted once and only once.
  • The last number name used names the quantity of objects in the set.

Skills students will use:

  • counting within 10

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 6 (Attend to precision) as they carefully count groups of counting bears, counting each bear once and only once.

Key vocabulary: 

  • counting
  • eight
  • five
  • four
  • nine
  • one
  • seven
  • six
  • ten
  • three
  • two


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Rote counting and understanding the amount created

  • 1. Rote counting to 10 (C)

  • 2. Count once and only once (C)

  • 3. The last number said tells the number counted (C)

  • 4. Counting to 5 (FP)

  • 5. Counting to 5 (A)

  • 6. Counting to 10 (FP)

  • 7. Counting to 10 (FP)

  • 8. Counting to 10 (FP)

  • 9. Counting to 10 (A)

  • 10. Rote counting to 20 (FP)

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