Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge How Many More to 10? - Section 2: Direct Instruction


Don't skip the warm up! Whether you're sure the kids know the information needed to accomplish the task or not, don't skip the warm up! It gets your kids thinking about math and feeling successful before they are challenged and raised to the next level. Warming them up gets their brains in gear and allows them to feel like they are on the same page with you before you begin the challenging work. This is especially important for your ELL and low achievers. Those kids need the extra review and support before venturing to the next level.

  Don't skip the warm up!
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How Many More to 10?

Unit 10: What Makes 10?
Lesson 7 of 7

Objective: SWBAT identify how many more it takes to make ten by using two-color counters, a ten-frame, and recording sheet.

Big Idea: Kinders need repeated practice with experiencing combinations that make 10. This lesson is number 7 in a series that allows kids to discover those combinations on their own in a fun and exciting way.

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