## Beacon Lesson Plan Library## Christmas Counting 1 - 25## Karen Minks## DescriptionStudents count 25 M&M's in correct order.## ObjectivesThe student counts up to 10 or more objects using verbal names and one-to-one correspondence.## Materials-Teacher record book-M&M’s -Bags ## Preparations1. Obtain M&M’s for each student.2. Obtain small plastic bags for each student. 3. Prepare materials for students: M&M’s and Plastic bags ## Procedures1. Show the students the M&M’s in small groups.2. Teacher demonstrates and counts out 25 M&M’s as an example. 3. Pass out M&M’s to each child in the small group. 4. The students count the M&M’s to 25 in small groups. 5. Observe the students and give feedback as needed. 6. Pass out plastic bags for the students to put their M&M’s in. 7. Observe the students and give feedback as needed. 8. Collect supplies and clean up. ## AssessmentsThis is an ongoing assessment based on teacher observation of student interaction during the lesson.The student counts the numerals orally 1-25. Listen to the student responses and watch answers to determine the function level of the student. Children who count the numerals 1-25 are working on an independent level. Children who count the numerals 1-15 are on the instructional level. Children who count the numerals less than 10 are in the remedial level. Mastery occurs if the child counts one to twenty five. Record counting in teacher record book. ## Return to the Beacon Lesson Plan Library. |