# Counting and Cardinality

# Counting and Cardinality

This "Developmentally Appropriate" packet includes ten activities to help your students understand the standards of Counting and Cardinality. Each of the seven standards is addressed, with separate active lessons provided for subsets of the standards.

Contents Include:

Counting Calisthenics: Common Core Objective K.CC.1: Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

Cowboy Hoedown: Common Core Standard K.CC.2: Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).

Barnyard Nibbles: Common Core Objective K.CC.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).

Road Rally: Common Core K.CC.4a: When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.

Sinking Ships: Common Core K.CC.4b: Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.

Basketball Bounce: Common Core K.CC.4c: Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.

Shape Count: Common Core Objective K.CC.5: Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration;...

Object Count: Common Core K.CC.5: ...Given a number from 1–20, count out that many objects.

Carrot Captain: Common Core Objective K.CC.6: Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.

Around the World: Common Core Objective K.CC.7: Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

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