Reading Games Lesson Plan: High Frequency Words - Numbers to Twenty

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- Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Plan
- Individual Computer Lesson Plan
- Play Numbers to Twenty Game
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Interactive Whiteboard Lesson Plan

Overview

  • Read the number words at the bottom of the game
  • Read the number words in the box, which numbers are missing?
  • Click and drag words into correct order
  • Answers are automatically marked
  • Click and drag a 'bedtime bit' to Tom or try again.
  • Repeat until game is completed

Context of Lesson

Pupils to recognise number words to twenty and put them in the correct numerical order

Resources Required

Interactive whiteboard, small individual whiteboards with pens or paper and pencils, two sets of small cards (one set showing numbers (A4 pdf) to twenty and the other set showing number words (A4 pdf) to twenty)

Learning Objectives

  • To read on sight high frequency words such as number words to twenty
  • To place the number words in the correct numerical order

Using the Reading Game

  • Teacher to begin lesson by asking the class to count up to twenty, then put up small cards (A4 pdf) showing numbers in numerical order.
  • Ask selected pupils to come and collect a number word card (A4 pdf), and match it to the correct number (this could be done numerically at first to help pupils match correctly).
  • When all cards are in place, ask class to count using the words rather than the numbers.
    Teacher to load 'High Frequency Words - Numbers to Twenty' reading game on to the interactive whiteboard and explain that pupils are going to help Tom to collect all his 'bedtime bits' by clicking and dragging the number words into the box so that they are in the right numerical order.
  • Teacher to model first word using the interactive whiteboard, and then ask selected pupils to continue to the end of the game.
  • When the game is complete ask pupils to use their small individual whiteboards and pens / paper and pencils to write the words for the numbers the teacher calls out (teacher to call words that are easy for pupils to spell e.g. two, seven, ten etc.) Teacher and teaching assistant to check words written.
  • PLENARY: Class to count to twenty. Teacher to hold up a small card with a number word on it, class to call out the number. Teacher to give out number cards to twenty pupils and ask them to arrange themselves in the correct numerical order.

Literacy Homework

Ask pupils to write out the number words from one to ten.
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Individual Computer / Computer Suite Lesson Plan

Overview

  • Read the number words at the bottom of the game
  • Read the number words in the box, which numbers are missing?
  • Click and drag words into correct order
  • Answers are automatically marked
  • Click and drag a bedtime bit to Tom or try again.
  • Repeat until game is completed

Context of Lesson

Pupils to recognise number words to twenty and put them in the correct numerical order

Resources Required

Interactive whiteboard, individual computers, two sets of small cards (one set showing numbers (A4 pdf) to twenty and the other set showing number words (A4 pdf) to twenty)

Learning Objectives

  • To read on sight high frequency words such as number words to twenty
  • To place the number words in the correct numerical order

Using the Reading Game

  • Teacher to begin lesson by asking the class to count up to twenty, then put up small cards (A4 pdf) showing numbers in numerical order.
  • Ask selected pupils to come and collect a number word card (A4 pdf), and match it to the correct number (this could be done numerically at first to help pupils match correctly).
  • When all cards are in place, ask class to count using the words rather than the numbers.
  • Teacher to load 'High Frequency Words - Numbers to Twenty' reading game on to the interactive whiteboard and explain that pupils are going to help Tom to collect all his 'bedtime bits' by clicking and dragging the number words into the box so that they are in the right numerical order.
  • Teacher to model first word using the interactive whiteboard, and then explain to the class that they will be using their individual computers to complete the reading game.
  • Teacher and teaching assistant to ensure that the 'High Frequency Words - Numbers to Twenty' reading game is ready to play on the pupils' computers.
  • Pupils to work in pairs, taking turns with the mouse to click and drag the number words.
  • Teacher and teaching assistant to move around the computers giving support where necessary, and ensuring correct use of mouse and co-operative work.
  • Pupils who complete game quickly may play game again, or collect a number word card from teacher and use a drawing programme to draw the corresponding number of objects (e.g. seven balls, eight dogs etc).
  • PLENARY: Class to count to twenty. Teacher to hold up a number word card and pupils to say the next number. Alternatively, teacher could ask pupils to say the number that comes before the number card.

Literacy Homework

Teacher to choose a number word. Pupils to write the word, and then at home to draw the corresponding number of objects (e.g. flowers, trees, hats etc).
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High Frequency Words
Numbers to Twenty

Help Tom get ready for bed by clicking and dragging the numbers into the correct order.

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