Introduction to the Cards
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Introduction to the Cards | |
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Math - Introduction to the Decimal System | |
Level | Primary |
Age | 4+ |
Prerequisites | Introduction to the Beads |
This activity introduces the child to the numerals 1, 10, 100, and 1000.
Contents
Presentation
- Take the tray to a mat or table.
- Lay out the cards as shown. The thousand should be on the left and the unit should be on the right.
- Point to the 1, "This says 1."
- Point to the 10, "This says 10."
- Point to the 100, "This says 100. Can you count the zeros?"
- Point to the 1000, "This says 1000. Can you count the zeros?"
- Do a Three Period Lesson.
Points of Interest
- Counting the zeros
Control of Error
Variations and Extensions
Material
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