Counting collections is a great way to help build cardinality, one-to-one correspondence, rote counting and more. It gives a wonderful stepping stone when you’re ready to build upon their counting skills and move to addition, subtraction, decomposing, composing and other mathematical skills.
Counting Collections provides opportunities for students to count a collection of objects in a structured way. The students choose how they want to count the collection. This can mean counting by 1’s, grouping the objects or skip counting. After they have grouped and counted the objects, students record how they counted. The teacher usually begins Counting Collections whole group with a mini lesson. After, the teacher provides a time for students to count a collection.
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This resource will help get you started with Counting Collections in your classroom.
Here’s what’s included:
•Counting Collection explanation
•How to get started
•Ideas for collection
•Counting Collection Answer Key to 120
•7 accountability sheets in 3 wordings
•Labels for 30 collections