A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify the numbers from 0 to 10.
This lesson contains a link to an external video. Please watch the video prior to presenting this lesson to ensure that the content is appropriate for your students.
Students watch and listen to the Numbers Song video on YouTube. At the end of the video, ask the students:
What are numbers?
How can numbers help us?
Where do we see numbers?
As a class, use the Goals – Numeracy resource to set place value goals to achieve by the end of the unit. Display the agreed goals in the classroom and refer to the goals throughout the unit.
Display and discuss slides 5 of the Identifying Numbers PowerPoint. Encourage the students to suggest other numbers that they know and invite confident students to record these as numerals or words on the board.
As a class, complete the activity on slide 6 and discuss the answers on slide 7. Ask the students to explain how they were able to distinguish the numbers from the letters.
Display and discuss slide 8 as a class. Invite the students to think, pair and share the numbers that can be found on their letterbox or car number plate at home.