Beginning with visual representations of numbers 5 or less are perfect ways to help students’ with beginning subitizing as well as composing & decomposing numbers! (Subitize - recognize the quantity of small groups of objects without counting them). Subitizing is an important foundational skill that prepares children for success in all future mathematics learning and, not only helps develop students’ flexibility with numbers, it also prepares them the opportunity to develop a critical benchmark number “5”.
The “Dot Cards & Five-Frame Flash – Fall Version"
resource includes 8½” X 11” Fall-themed five-frames and squares with one to five pumpkins, scarecrows, or leaves on each page. There is also a blank five-frame and square for you to utilize in a math center, by adding some manipulatives. This set includes a printer friendly black & white set as well.
This size makes easy viewing from anywhere in your classroom. Strategies for implementation and sample questions to use with the students to develop a solid base for learning number and determining student level of understanding are also included. This game is meant to be fast paced and quick so have the cards ready to use whenever you have a small time slot (like lining up and waiting!). Students enjoy sharing their thinking about what they see and how they figured it out!
This product is also part of a bundled resource Benchmark #5, a Bundled Fall-Themed Resource
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