Counting to 120 Games “Making Lemonade,” “Harvest the Apples,” and “Count and Write the Room”
1st Grade• 1 Hour Lesson and Game
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Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
Type: 1 Hour Lesson and Game
Skills: Missing Numbers, Number Order, Before, Between, After, Counting, Reading and Writing Numbers, Using a Number Grid
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper, pencil & crayons/colored pencils, small counters or blocks to fit inside circles (used for “Harvest the Apples” game), dice (up to 3 per group), and document camera or whiteboard
Printable Resources: Required: printable game board “Making Lemonade Strips & Lemons” (1 copy for class to use); Required: printable game board “Harvest the Apples” (1 copy of the tree per group and 3 versions basket for differentiation); Required: printable game board “Count and Write the Room” (1 copy cut out and posted around the classroom); Optional: printable “Count and Write the Room” recording sheet) or have students create it on paper.
Lesson Plan Description
This 1 hour of math games addresses Numbers in Base-Ten: counting to 120 starting at any number (1.NBT.1). These games include practice of: using of a number grid, filling in missing numbers, putting numbers in order, identifying before, between, or after, and reading and writing numbers. Students will use the words before, between, and after to determine a mystery number on a number line. Subtilize or count dots on dice. Count objects, while continuing to practice reading and writing numbers ranging from 1-120.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Counting to 120: Using Number Grids. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.