# Make It Count: Counting & Counting Collections

Pre-K / Math / Number Sense
CCSS: Math.K.CC.A.2 Math.K.CC.B.4

Common Core State Standards

 Math Math K Kindergarten CC Counting & Cardinality A Know number names and the count sequence 2 Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1). Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB)

Common Core State Standards

 Math Math K Kindergarten CC Counting & Cardinality B Count to tell the number of objects 4 Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality. a. When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object. b. Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted. c. Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger. Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB)

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### Objective

Practice counting in different contexts

10 min

### Questions to Consider

• How is literature used as an engagement strategy?
• How does Ms. Surita provide multiple opportunities for students to practice counting?
• How could you use counting collections in your classroom?
Common Core Standards
Math.K.CC.A.2, Math.K.CC.B.4