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This lesson accompanies the BrainPOP Jr. topic Counting 10 to 20, and supports the standard of representing a number of objects with written numerals from 0-20. Students demonstrate understanding through a variety of projects.

Step 1: ACTIVATE PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

Display an image of a group of objects arranged in an array, like this one:

Prompt them to count how many dogs there are. Ask:

• How can you write the number of dogs?

Step 2: BUILD KNOWLEDGE

• Play the Counting 10 to 20 movie.
• Click the pause button each time a question appears in Annie’s Notebook and discuss it as a class. Then play to see how Annie answers it.

TIP: The pause button turns red to remind you to pause.

Step 3: APPLY and ASSESS

Students take the Easy Quiz or Hard Quiz, demonstrating what they learned about the topic while applying essential literacy skills.

Step 4: DEEPEN and EXTEND

Students express what they learned about counting ten to twenty while practicing essential literacy skills with one or more of the following activities. Differentiate by assigning ones that meet individual student or grade-level needs.

More to Explore

Number Sense Unit: Continue to build understanding around counting and cardinality by exploring more BrainPOP Jr. topics.

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