Series: Focus on the Lesson

Number Arrangements

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Students create visual representations of different numbers.

Why is this important?

All children, regardless of their apparent facility with abstract number, will benefit most from exploring number arrangements by beginning with 3, progressing to 4, and then to 5. Kindergarteners may be interested in extending this activity to 6 and 7.

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Big Idea

The quantity of a small collection can be intuitively perceived without counting. More

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Big Idea

Numbers are used in many ways, some more mathematical than others. 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: EMTR012 ①

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What do you think?

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    July 22, 2014 at 10:15am

    These are wonderful, fun and simple activities to help children comprehend beginning math concepts.

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