Counters in the Classroom ( Colour | 48 pages )
Counters are one of the simplest, cheapest and most versatile manipulatives in the mathematics classroom.
This book shows how they may be used at different year levels to develop a range of mathematical concepts across the primary school years.
• Sorting and Classifying.
• The four operations: + – , x and ÷
• Problems Solving and Reasoning
• Spatial Problem Solving
• Probability and Statistics
• Solving Word Problems
|Counters in the Classroom|
|Australian Curriculum Links||Concept|
|Connect number names, numerals and quantities|
|Yr 2: ACMNA031|
|Yr 2: ACMNA032|
|Yr4: ACMNA083||Model addition, sharing|
|Represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays.|
|Represent division as grouping into equal sets|
|Number sentences addition and subtraction|
|Yr 1: ACMNA018||Sort, classify, copy, continue, create patterns|
|Investigate and describe … patterns with objects|
|Yr2: ACMNA033||Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths of … collections|
|Yr3: ACMSP069||Collect data, organise into categories and create …, picture graphs and simple column graphs|