Lesson 7 Sort Math Tools

    • Let’s sort objects and describe how many.

Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Math Tools

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

Pattern block and counters. Blue parallelogram, 1. Green square, 1. Red trapezoid, 2. Yellow counter, 1. Red counter, 1.

Activity 1 Sort Objects

Sort your math tools. Use the tables if they are helpful.

Explain to another group how you sorted your tools. Make sure to tell them the groups you used and how many objects are in each group.

Activity 2 How Did They Sort?

Now you’re going to walk around to other tables to look at how other students sorted their tools. For each group’s work, talk to your partner about how they sorted the math tools and how many objects are in each category.

Activity 3 Centers: Choice Time

Choose a center.

Counting Collections

Center. Counting Collections.

Number Race

Center. Number Race.

Check it Off

Center. Check It Off.

Five in a Row: Addition and Subtraction

Center activity. Five in a row.

Find the Pair

Center. Find the pair.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

Here are some objects.

Objects. Pattern blocks. Counters. Total, 15.
  1. What are 2 categories you can use to sort these objects?

  2. What are 2 different categories you can use to sort these objects?