Planning GuideGrade 1
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Numbers to 20

Strand: Number
Outcomes: 4, 5, 6

Curriculum Focus

This sample focuses on:

  • representing and describing numbers to 20
  • comparing sets containing 20
  • estimating quantities to 20.

Numbers to 20 addresses the following outcomes from the Program of Studies:

Strand: Number
Specific Outcomes:
4. Represent and describe numbers to 20, concretely, pictorially and symbolically.
5. Compare sets containing up to 20 elements, using
  • referents
  • one-to-one correspondence
to solve problems.
6. Estimate quantities to 20 by using referents.

What is a Planning Guide?

Planning Guides are a tool for teachers to use in designing instruction and assessment that focuses on developing and deepening students' understanding of mathematical concepts. This tool is based on the process outlined in Understanding by Design, by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe.

The following steps will help you through the Planning Guide:

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