6 large black circles on a smart board

Circle the Dots

Learning Goals: Math Skills, Number Sense, Composing and Decomposing Numbers, Counting, Addition.

    • With 10 dots drawn on the board, students take turns drawing circles around the dots to represent one way of composing the number 10 (i.e., circling 8 dots and circling 2 dots).

    • Repeat with a different number of dots.