# 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.