As listeners and readers, students will collect data, facts, and ideas, discover relationships, concepts, and generalizations; and use knowledge generated from oral, written, and electronically produced texts. As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language to acquire, interpret, apply, and transmit information.
The counting activity will be reinforced by the repetition of the game in the story and the class. Students will be motivated to pay attention due to the involved nature of the counting. Students will also be maintain focus during the activity due to the nature of the game, they must be participating in order to "find" the children.
9:15 Children will be divided into groups, "hiders" and "finders". Just as in Hide and seek, the "hiders" will hide, and the "finders" will look for the Hiders. "Hiders" group must be 5 in number.
In class Assessment: After all Hiders are found, the Teacher will go to individual tables and ask them as a group to count to five, then individually. If there are any students having problems, the teacher will ask the group to work to help them. The teacher will then come back and ask the individual students that had problems to count to 5.