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Caterpillar Legs

Achievement Objectives:

Achievement Objective: NA1-1: Use a range of counting, grouping, and equal-sharing strategies with whole numbers and fractions.
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Achievement Objective: NA1-2: Know the forward and backward counting sequences of whole numbers to 100.
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Specific Learning Outcomes: 

Count a set of objects in the range 1–10.

Form a set of objects in the range 1–10.

Identify all of the numbers in the range 0–10.

Order the numbers in the range 0–10.

Identify all of the numbers in the range 0–20.

Description of mathematics: 

Number Framework Stage 1 and 2.

Required Resource Materials: 
Pegs
Numeral cards (Material Master 4-1)
Caterpillar legs (Material Master 5-6)
Activity: 

Each student has some blank caterpillar legs to which numeral cards are added. If the students have little number recognition the numeral cards should be initially 1, 2 or 3. Gradually increase the number size. The students add the correct number of legs then order the caterpillars from the smallest number of legs to the largest.