Craft: Representing Tens and Ones (Ten Frames & Paper Chains)
1st Grade• 1 Hour Lesson
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Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations in Base Ten
Skills: Groupings of Tens and Ones: Counting, and Ten-Frames
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank paper, pencils, red and blue crayons/colored pencils, tape or glue or stapler, base ten blocks: tens and ones, colored strips of paper – 2 different colors, 1 inch wide x 8 1/2 inches long (cutting a regular 8 ½ x 11 piece of paper will work), index cards or 8 ½ x 11 piece of paper cut up in ¼ pieces – one piece per group of partners, and document camera or whiteboard
First Grade 1 hour lesson addressing Numbers in Base-Ten: groupings of tens and ones (1.NBT.2). This lesson includes: writing numbers using tens frames and a paper chain craft to create a visual representation of tens and ones. Students will represent a two-digit number by filling in ten frames, write a number sentence in expanded form to equal a two-digit number in the ten frame, and will work in partners to create a paper chain to represent a two-digit number.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Groupings of Tens and Ones. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicate content.