Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Weasel Keeps Asking: More Surveys with Tally Marks - Section 4: Independent Practice and Informal Assessment


Tally marks are such a great tool for teaching a variety of mathematical concepts.  Students can practice counting on from a number other than one and also skip counting by 5s.   I really can tell a lot about what the students know about numbers by their ease of working with tally marks. 

The students are highly motivated to do surveys, so there is plenty of opportunity to practice and reinforce skills.  I made a variety of surveys and I placed copies in the math center.  The students have been using the different surveys when they have free time or choice time.  Some of the student like to make their own, so I put a blank survey template in the math center as well.  This took very little effort on my part, but there will be some great math practice going on outside of our structure math time. 

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Weasel Keeps Asking: More Surveys with Tally Marks

Unit 6: Fun with Numbers 0-20 and Beyond
Lesson 9 of 21

Objective: Students will be able to record and interpret survey data with tally marks.

Big Idea: Students continue your their work with tallies with some help from Weasel.

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