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Unit D – One Less

This numeracy scheme of work for the Foundation Stage gets the children to identify and record counted sets of objects that are one less than different numbers to ten on the theme of farms and farming. The class can use concrete objects to count and find the sums that are one less to record using matching numbered diagrams.

Identify and record counted sets of objects that are one less than different numbers to ten on the theme of farms and farming

Lesson One : Farm Eggs

Practise counting one less for different numbers of objects found on a farm to ten

Lesson Two : Milk

Identify and record quantities of different farm objects and count back one less using a number line

Lesson Three : Counting Cows

Practise counting and recording one less for different numbers of objects found on a farm to ten

Lesson Four : Animal Counting

Use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten

Lesson Five : Farm Jobs

Use a selection of farm jobs to identify numbers that are one less than different numbers to ten

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