When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and
only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.

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Many kindergarteners come to school with rote counting skills, but they often do not understand that the numbers they can recite actually represent quantities. This lesson helps to make that connection.

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Many kindergarteners come to school with rote counting skills, but they often do not understand that the numbers they can recite actually represent quantities. This lesson helps to make that connection.

Big Idea:
Many kindergarteners come to school with rote counting skills, but they often do not understand that the numbers they can recite actually represent quantities. This lesson helps to make that connection.

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Many kindergarteners come to school with rote counting skills, but they often do not understand that the numbers they can recite actually represent quantities. This lesson helps to make that connection.

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Kids love to count and build puzzles. This activity encourages them to do both! The kids count objects on puzzle pieces and match the groups of objects to the correct number.

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Understanding place value is a key concept in the Common Core Standards. This lesson is an introduction to place value through the use of Base Ten blocks.

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In order to pull small groups during math instruction, the rest of the students need engaging activities that they can complete independently. These centers allow students to practice identifying, writing and counting numbers to ten.

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Number sense is so important... & so tricky in the beginning of kindergarten! Here's a hands-on, playful, but meaningful & challenging set of centers to practice 4.

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Kindergarteners often struggle with keeping track of objects while they count. This lesson shows kids different strategies to keep track of objects while they count.