Counting by 10s to 100Kindergarten • Half Day Lesson Plan
Subject: Counting and Cardinality, Math
Type: Half Day Lesson Plan
Skills: Count to 100 by 10s, Why Counting by 10s is Helpful, Sequencing Numbers by 10s
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: large poster paper – best if it’s long enough vertically to fit 10 sets of 10 hand prints -or- tape 10 pieces of paper together, large pieces of construction paper for each student, large poster size 100 grid (if available), 100 small items for counting, pencils & crayons/colored pencils, markers, scissors, glue, and tape, and a document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Printable Student Resources: “Exit Slips” (as an optional assessment component, 1 copy per student), “100 Number Grid” (1 copy per student, 1 for display), “Twinkle Tens” (1 copy per student), “Counting by 10s Ice Cream Craft” (1 copy per student)
Lesson Plan Description
This fully scripted Kindergarten half day lesson plan is broken down into 2 separate segments (45-60 minutes each). The lessons address Counting and Cardinality: Count to 100 by ones and by tens (K.CC.1). The lessons include: an introduction to counting by 10s, discovery of why counting by 10s is helpful, both whole group and independent practice counting by 10s to 100, and practice sequencing 10s to 100. This lesson includes an exit slip as an optional assessment component. The second segment is an ice cream craft for students to visually show their understanding of counting by 10s to 100.
- Segment 1: Students will count to 100 by tens. They will discuss why counting by 10s is helpful. Students will understand what it means to count by 10s. Students will put numbers in order by counting by 10s. Students will create visuals for counting by 10s.
- Segment 2: Students will put numbers in order by counting by 10s.
These lessons can be taught over the span of a half day or you can use the lessons independently, broken up over several days.