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Intro to Counting Objects
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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- How to count up to 20 objects!
- We will also see how numbers can tell us the amount of objects we have.
- And we’ll explore how counting can tell us how many pet bunnies, toy cars and even snacks we have!
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Before Video
How do you say the numbers up to 20?ANSWEROne, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty.
5.
11.
I am [4] years old.
I have [3] pets.
After Video
[Draw or show 12 apples on the board.] How many apples are there? How do you know?ANSWER1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. 12 apples. I counted 1 number for each apple. The last number I said was 12.
4 stickers.
No, there are still 12 coins.
I count them the same way, saying the numbers in order. There are still 12 coins.
Yes, I can count smaller groups from larger groups.
- Vocabulary
- Count DEFINE
To say how many of something there are.
- Total DEFINE
How many of something there are all together.
- Numbers DEFINE
Symbols used to show how many.
- Arrange DEFINE
The way objects are placed next to or near each other.
- More DEFINE
A greater quantity. 6 is more than 5.
- Fewer DEFINE
A lesser quantity. 5 is fewer than 6.
- In order DEFINE
One after the other. To count to 5 in order, you say 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
- Circle DEFINE
A round shape that has no edges.
- Count DEFINE
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- Practice Number Problems
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