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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: The Path to Math: More Numbers
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El camino a la matemática. Más números
Polish Version: Droga do matematyki: Poznajemy cyfry i liczby. Część II.
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Classroom Activities
Family Activities
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.
10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
Learning Standards: 6.A. Demonstrate beginning understanding of numbers, number names, and numerals.
6.B. Add and subtract to create new numbers and begin to construct sets.
6.D. Compare quantities using appropriate vocabulary terms.
10.A. Generate questions and processes for answering them.
Benchmarks: 6.A.ECa. Count with understanding and recognize “how many” in small sets up to 5.
6.A.ECc. Understand and appropriately use informal or everyday terms that mean zero, such as “none” or “nothing”.
6.A.ECd. Connect numbers to quantities they represent using physical models and informal representations.
6.B.ECb. Show understanding of how to count out and construct sets of objects of a given number up to 5.
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.
6.D.ECb. Describe comparisons with appropriate vocabulary, such as “more”, “less”, “greater than”, “fewer”, “equal to”, or “same as”.
10.A.ECb. Gather data about themselves and their surroundings to answer meaningful questions.