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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Making Sense of Numbers
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/makingsense/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Captemos el sentido de los números
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/makingsense-sp/
Polish Version: Rozumienie liczb
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/makingsense-pol/
Chinese Version: 理解数字
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/zh/tipsheets/makingsense-ch/
Korean Version: 숫자 감각 익히기
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/ko/tipsheets/makingsense-ko/
Arabic Version: فهم الأرقام
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/ar/tipsheets/makingsense-ar/
French Version: Comprendre les nombres
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/fr/tipsheets/makingsense-fr/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Preschool Program
Kindergarten
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Art
Family Activities
Kindergarten
Mathematics
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: MATHEMATICS
Goals: 6. Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations.
Learning Standards: 6.B. Add and subtract to create new numbers and begin to construct sets.
Benchmarks: 6.B.ECa. Recognize that numbers (or sets of objects) can be combined or separated to make another number.
6.B.ECb. Show understanding of how to count out and construct sets of objects of a given number up to 5.
6.B.ECc. Identify the new number created when small sets (up to 5) are combined or separated.
6.B.ECd. Informally solve simple mathematical problems presented in a meaningful context.
6.B.ECe. Fairly share a set of up to 10 items between two children.