Common Core Standard:
CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.3 Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).
After listening to and singing the “Counting Down by Twenty” song and making a numerical visual aid, students will be able to identify numbers 0-20 and put objects in sequential order with 90% accuracy.
Counting Down By Twenty Song by: Have Fun Teaching
Colored Construction Paper Squares
Assess the students’ prior knowledge of counting to twenty and the concept of associating number and objects. Ask students questions for their participation.
“Who can count to twenty? Let’s go around our circle and count.”
“Today we will be learning to county to twenty and how to illustrate each number using colored squares.”
Teacher will demonstrate how to count with numbers using objects.
‘Counting doesn't only involve saying numbers, it also involves using objects. Today we will be using our counting blocks to illustrate different numbers. Let's start with one. Here is one block that represents the number one.”
After the discussion and demonstration, inform students about the “Counting Down by Twenty song” and the movement that accompanies the song. Teach students the basic hand movements and words that accompany the song. Go over the movements two to three times until the class masters them. Then perform the song.
‘To help us learn more about counting to twenty, I’m going to share with you all a fun song and dance. Let’s start by standing straight. We will count backwards from twenty to one and then we'll dance. Let’s perform.’
Have class break up into groups and assign each group a