Jungle Jim is working in the jungle. He is collecting information about the jungle and needs your help to count one more.
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Discussion points for teachers
1.How many leaves will he have altogether?
Discuss how many leaves Jungle Jim has on his clipboard and how to find one more than this number.
2.Which ladybird has one more spot than the others?
Discuss what is the same and what is different about each of the ladybirds. Discuss which ladybirds have the same number of spots and which has one more than the others.
The ladybird with 3 spots on one side and 4 spots on the other
3.Help Jungle Jim to count the monkeys.
Discuss which animals are monkeys (and which animals do not need to be counted).
4.Is the new total more than or less than before?
Discuss what the terms ‘more than’ or ‘less than’ mean. Discuss whether the new number will always be greater if we have one more.
5.How many ants can you see?
Discuss how to find the total number of ants using knowledge of counting forwards.
6.How many ants are there now?
Discuss how to find one more and one more again using knowledge of counting one more.
7.Help Jungle Jim to work out how many frogs are in the pond.
Discuss whether all the frogs are in the pond.
4 (3 frogs on the grass are not in the pond)
8.If one more frog jumps into the pond, Jungle Jim thinks that there will be 8 frogs altogether. Is he correct?
Discuss why Jungle Jim might think there would be 8 frogs in total if one more was added. Discuss that Jungle Jim is incorrect due to the wording of the question.
Jungle Jim is incorrect because if one more frog jumps into the pond, there will be 5 frogs altogether in the pond.
Optional discussion points:
What other things could you count in the jungle?
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1N2a) Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals
Mathematics Year 1: (1N2b) Given a number, identify one more and one less
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