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Do you want to ensure your students have a strong foundation in number sense from an early age? Do you have students struggling with number sense? This is a collection of all the resources you need to successfully begin implementing Counting Collections in your classroom or to support the efforts you've already put in place.
This packet includes:
*A Q and A on the following:
Why counting collections?
How do I get started?
What are prepackaged collections?
What if I ask the "wrong" questions?
What if I feel like I'm not teaching? How can I resist helping my student get to the
How do I push my students to try new strategies?
But I just don't have time...
How often should I do counting collections in my classroom?
When should my students begin recording their thinking?
How do I step back, but still support my students?
*Sample Expectations Chart
*25 Sample Questions
*Two Anecdotal Notes Templates
1. Strengths/Coaching Points
2. Quick Check (with mathematical principles/strategies listed so you can quickly
check of what you student is already doing)/Strengths/Coaching Points
*4 Different Recording Sheets (one set for individual counting, one set for partner counting)
Recording sheets for students to represent there thinking with drawings, lines for
students to explain their thinking with words, templates with space to estimate
*Sentence Starters for oral and written explanations
*Table of Contents- added
*Two versions of a stamina chart-added
* Sample Expectations Chart-updated
* Implementation Progress Monitoring Template- added
* Anecdotal Notes Templates- 3 versions added
I hope these tools make you and your students feel successful when counting collections!
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