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Key Vocabulary

Students need to:

  • Use one-to-one correspondence and rote counting to determine how many objects are in a set of up to 5 objects.
  • Verbally count to 10 by ones and then develop rote counting to 20 by ones.
  • Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities to 5.
  • Recognize that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted.
  • Identify, describe, and create sets of up to 5 objects using concrete materials (5 frames)
  • Match a numeral to a set 0-5.
  • Recognize written numerals 0-5.
  • Use one-to-one correspondence to identify, describe, and compare sets of concrete objects using language such as “more than,” “less than,” or “same as”.
  • Recognize that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger. 
  • Count and discuss quantity 0-5
  • Explore relationships by comparing groups of no more than 5 objects to determine more or less.
  • Recognize the concept of just after or just before a given number in the counting sequence.
  • Recognize the number of objects in a set without counting (subitizing).