Yes, Literacy Fix ventured into the numeracy world! But Subitizing Dot Plates provide a great opportunity for cross-curricular connections by building students’ oral language and discussion skills as they explain their mathematical thinking.
Use these dot plates (various number arrangements from 1 to 10) to build your students' subitizing skills - the ability to instantly recognize numbers, similar to those patterns found on a standard dice. By quickly flashing the dot plate and then asking questions like, "How many dots did you see?" and "How do you know you saw that many dots?" will have students engaged, thinking mathematically, building their subitizing skills and developing their oral language.
Ensure these dot plates are printed in colour, as the colours help students see different number patterns when they are in a combination.
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