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# Clapping

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Achievement Objectives:

Achievement Objective: NA1-2: Know the forward and backward counting sequences of whole numbers to 100.
AO elaboration and other teaching resources

Specific Learning Outcomes:

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences in the range 0–10.

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences in the range 0–20.

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences in the range 0–20, at least.

Say the forwards and backwards number word sequences in the range 0–100.

Description of mathematics:

Number Framework Stage 1 to 4.

Activity:

Activity: The students count from 1 clapping hands in time.

Examples. Repeat but start from numbers other than 1. Also do counting backwards from various numbers.

Activity: The students count from 1 clapping hands and slapping knees alternately in time.

Examples. Repeat but start from numbers other than 1. Also do counting backwards from various numbers.

Activity: The students count from 1 clapping hands and slapping knees alternately in time. However they do not say the numbers out loud when they slap their knees.

Examples. Repeat but start from numbers other than 1. Also do counting backwards from various numbers.

Activity: Count backwards and forwards from some number by slapping knees, then chest, then clapping hands

Examples. Repeat by varying the parts of the body used.