Learning
Focus/Learning Objectives
Counting
Strategies.
(See
Mathematics Developmental Continuum Addition and Subtraction Progression
Points)

Vocabulary:
Adding, Addition, Counting on,
counting up, 100’s chart, open number line, more, less, same, total, sum,


Warm Up
Game

Whole
Class Introduction

Student
Activity

Share/Reflection


5 mins

10 mins

25  35


Monday

Roll to
100 (100’s Chart)
Check
counting on and knowledge of numbers.
Record
student understandings.

I went
fishing on the weekend with my Mum. I caught 3 and she caught 5. How many did
we catch?
Model
on 100’s chart, Open # line and # sentence.

You
went fishing. How many did each person catch and how many fish did you end up
with?
Pictures/Numbers/Words (P/N/W) or Thinkboard

Discuss
strategies.
How did
they use the 100’s chart, Open # line and # sentence.

Tuesday

10
rolls. Highest total wins. Write # sentence.
2+4+1+5......=27

Mum gave me $8 and Dad gave me $5.
How much money did I have?

My
family and friends each gave me some money for my birthday. How much money
did I end up with? P/N/W

Discuss
strategies.
How did
they use the 100’s chart, Open # line and # sentence.

Wednesday

Roll to
50 and back again. First back to zero wins.

I played
one game last night for 12 minutes, then another for 8 minutes. How long did
I play for?

I went
to my friends and we played heaps of games. How long did we play for. P/N/W
(List
the games and how long we played each.)

Discuss
strategies.
How did
they use the 100’s chart, Open # line and # sentence.

Thursday

Skip
Counting.
Around
the World. Discuss counting by 4’s. (4,8,2,6,0)
Play counting by 4’s until you get around the
whole class twice.

What
colours are in smarties? I counted my box of smarties and had 12 smarties.
How many of each colour could there be?
Model a
table with students suggestions

You had
a big bag of smarties and there was 100. How many of each colour were there?
Draw in a
table.
Write
the number sentence.

Share.
What if
there were 1000?

Friday

Roll to
100.

I went
to the zoo on the weekend. I saw 4 Giraffes, 3 Elephants and 2 Gorillas. How
many animals did I see?

I went
to the zoo and counted all the animals. How many of each type were there. How
many animals altogether? P/N/W

Share
solutions.
Discuss
words associated with counting on. Create word bank for addition.
