Lily is visiting her grandad and discovers that he has a Toy Factory in the back garden. Along the way, Lily needs some help counting within 50 and figuring out ways to count toys using tens and ones.
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Discussion points for teachers
1. Has Grandad Terry counted correctly?
Discuss the order of numbers when counted back.
No, Grandad Terry has mixed up his numbers; the correct order is 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27.
2. How could Lily group the toys so that she can count them more easily?
Discuss ways that might make counting easier for Lily.
Lily could organise the toys into tens and ones to help her counting.
3. What are the next three numbers in this sequence?
Discuss what the following numbers could be by counting on from the numbers in the scene.
38, 39, 40
4. How many toys could Lily have altogether?
Discuss the possibilities of answers it could be using the knowledge they have already from the scene.
Various answers, for example; 45.
5. Help Lily to sort which label belongs on each shelf.
Discuss how many toys are on each shelf and which label matches with the number of toys on each shelf.
Top Shelf: 23, Middle Shelf: 31, Bottom Shelf: 44
National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 1: (1N2a) Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals
Mathematics Year 1: (1N4) Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least
Mathematics Year 1: (1N2c) Read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words
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