Series: Focus on the Lesson

Movement Counts

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Students roll a die and mimic animal movements to connect counting words, visual number arrangements, and actions.

Why is this important?

Movement can be a powerful way for children to internalize one-to-one correspondence, the understanding that each object in a set must be counted once and only once.

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Big Idea

Counting has rules that apply to any collection. More

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Big Idea

Counting can be used to find out “how many” is in a collection. More

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Common Core Alignment

Counting and Cardinality More

Foundational Math Concepts

Source: 10-11 Pre-K Training Video • Copyright: © Erikson Institute • Content ID: EMTR077 ①

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