Activities and Assessments (Designed to move students from step 4 to step 5)
Blank Beehives to 20 – Concealed Subtraction
Adapted from ‘Beehive’, Developing Efficient Numeracy Strategies Stage 1 page 34. NSW Department of Education and Training, Professional Support and Curriculum Directorate 2003
Focus: Subtracting a small number from a hidden collection. Learning to mentally subtract with less access to visual cues.
How: See Beehive Activity 4b
Part-part whole board : Difference
Focus: Solving “difference” or “missing addend” problems for totals to 10 without the use of counters or visual cues.
Dot Addition Flash to 10
Focus: Quickly determining the total of two small collections presented visually. Practicing and consolidating number facts and using these to develop efficient addition strategies.
How: See Dot Addition Flash instructions
Add / Subtract 4
Activity based indicators that students have achieved the target understandings