Kindergarten Number Recognition Lesson Plan Example

Topic: Number recognition

Objectives & Outcomes

By the end of this lesson, students will be able to identify numbers 0-10.

Materials

Whiteboard and markers

Numbers 0-10 in various forms (e.g. written, spoken, visual)

Warm-up

Review the concept of numbers with the class. Ask them to name the numbers they can count to.

Present the numbers 0-10 in various forms (e.g. written, spoken, visual) and have the class identify them.

Direct Instruction

Introduce the concept of number recognition and the numbers 0-10.

Demonstrate how to identify each number by matching it to its corresponding finger or hand gesture (e.g. 0 = no fingers, 1 = one finger, 2 = two fingers, 3 = three fingers, etc.).

Ask the class to repeat the number recognition exercise with you.

Guided Practice

Have the class work in pairs or small groups to practice identifying numbers 0-10.

Have them use the provided flashcards or other materials to help them identify the numbers.

Have them use the finger or hand gestures to help them identify the numbers.

Have the teacher circulate and provide guidance as needed.

Independent Practice

Have the class work on a project-based activity to further practice identifying numbers 0-10.

Have them use the provided materials to create a poster, collage, or other representation of the numbers 0-10.

Encourage them to use the finger or hand gestures to help them identify the numbers.

Closure

Have the class gather together and showcase their projects.

Have them recite the numbers 0-10 and use the finger or hand gestures to show how they identify each number.

Have them give a brief explanation of their project and how they used the materials to practice identifying numbers.

Assessment

Observe the students as they work on their independent practice projects and provide feedback on their identification of numbers and use of gestures.

Review the students' written explanations of their projects and assess their understanding of how they used the materials to practice number recognition.

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