In this activity students become familiar with the math vocabulary more/less/same and most/least as they count and compare small groups.
This activity builds on Sort and Count I. It also helps students become familiar with the math vocabulary more/less/same and most/least as they sort, count, and compare small groups of objects.
This is a task from the Illustrative Mathematics website that is one part of a complete illustration of the standard to which it is aligned. Each task has at least one solution and some commentary that addresses important asects of the task and its potential use. Here are the first few lines of the commentary for this task: Compare 3 quantities and order them from least to greatest. #### Materials * 5-6 baggies of various items. Each baggie should contain one type of item ...
In this activity students compare objects to see which is longer and heavier than the other.
This creative start introduces concepts of line variety, geometric shape, actual texture, primary color, and pattern through exploratory drawing, painting, collage, and stamping. In literacy infused lessons, students make decorative letters, identify word sequence, analyze visual clues, and develop pictures by linking words and images.
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Module 1 of the Kindergarten curriculum in A Story of Units. In Topics A and B, classification activities allow students to analyze and observe their world and articulate their observations. Reasoning and dialogue begin immediately. In Topics C, D, E, and F, students order, count, and write up to ten objects to answer how many? questions from linear, to array, to circular, and finally to scattered configurations wherein they must devise a path through the objects as they count. In Topics G and H, students use their understanding of relationships between numbers and know that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one greater and that the number before is one less.