Module 5- Math KA - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will circle numbers in a set after counting. Students will compare attributes and classify by attributes. Students will use matching and counting strategies.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Circle and Count to 5 pen or pencil;
2 Sorting and Grouping pen or pencil;
3 Biggest Set pen or pencil;

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Circle and Count to 5
  1. Circle 1 to 5 items in a set. (Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted.)
2 Sorting and Grouping
  1. Compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common.
  2. Classify by color and size.
3 Biggest Set
  1. Identify a set with the most items by using matching and counting strategies.

Module Key Words:

Key Words

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 Circle and Count to 5 5 Circle and Count to Five Assignment
2 Sorting and Grouping 6 Sorting and Grouping Assignment
3 Biggest Set 6 More or Less Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Circle and Count to 5
  1. Can you count to 5?
Sorting and Grouping
  1. What does classify mean?
  2. What are the ways you can classify things?
Biggest Set
  1. How can you tell when a group is bigger than another group?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Circle and Count to 5 Circle 0-5
  1. How many apples did Andy have?
  2. How many grapes did Andy have?
  3. How many pizzas did Andy have?
  4. How many cookies did Andy have?
  5. How many mushrooms did Andy have?
  6. How many watermelons did Andy have?
Sorting and Grouping Sorting and Grouping
  1. How does Tessa want to sort the donuts?
Biggest Set Biggest Group
  1. How could you tell which side of the lake had the biggest school of fish?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Sorting Henry Pluckrose 500L
2 The Button Box Margarette S. Reid
3 A Pair of Socks Stuart J. Murphy AD440L
4 Sorting at the Market Tracey Steffora 250L
5 Me and the Measure of Things Joan Sweeney
6 Inch by Inch Leo Lionni 210L
7 How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? David A. Adler 570L

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing
1 Visit a grocery store and have your student identify how things are classified in a grocery store.