An animated story for counting and adding numbers.
Use the contexts, e.g. 3 fish at a shipwreck, to relate number stories to sums:
3 fish are swimming near a shipwreck and 4 more fish join them; that's 7 altogether.
3 add 4 makes 7
3 + 4 = 7
Start by setting the total to 10 - which pairs of two numbers can you use to add up to 10?
There are 2 parrots in this tree. How many more parrots should join them to make 10 all together?
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An 8 lesson unit with practical activities to introduce counting on and counting back.
This collection of activities puts addition and subtraction in context, providing props for little maths stories. They are great for pupil participation, either through a child telling the story, or acting as props themselves, in an active learning situation. The first activity, Counting Fish, provides a very flexible tool for estimating, counting and comparing, as well as storytelling. The shark performs "take away"! Subsequent tools, from the smaller thumbnails, provide either different props or a more structured animated story.
This spring-themed number pack has lots of opportunity for counting, comparing sets, totalling and working out differences. It is most suitable for younger pupils in this age range. The pack contains a simple story which sets the context for this mini-topic and then uses lively, fun interactives to stimulate lots of counting and calculations. Printable resources provide all you need to set up table-top activities for the main part of your lesson. Banks of story-related maths questions are also provided for you to discuss with pupils, perhaps in small groups, using props.
This pack pulls together samples of some of the Teaching Packs and Units of Work from our premium collection, TES iboard+ Each has supporting printable resources in their original packs: 'Money and Shopping', 'Addition and Subtraction Stories', 'Number Lines and Squares', 'Mental Calculations Skill Builders' Every month we add further packs for Literacy and Numeracy to TES iboard+ so if you have something you'd like to see, please tweet @tesiboard or use the contact form on the home page.