Big Idea:This is the kick-off for the exciting, incredibly important practice with numbers! Talk about laying the foundation--THIS IS IT!!! We set the framework for our hands-on, some guided, and some independent practice (mostly for logistics), to get lots of ex
Big Idea:When working with students with limited early academic backgrounds, it's easy to say, "Two is TOO hard to learn so early in the year!" Two is tough!!! Sometimes it can look like a backwards S, other times a Z, other times something else that DOESN'T rese
Big Idea:Early in kindergarten, learning numbers can be overwhelming, particularly for students who have had a limited early academic background. These many and varied activities provide a lot of hands-on practice for beginning learners.
Big Idea:These activities provide lots of hands-on practice with the basics of number 5. Some activities are independent, and one activity is very teacher-directed. so students get a strong base of knowledge and fun opportunities to practice 5.