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Title: Books Count! Number Fun for Young Children
Languages: English
Source of Publisher: Cooperative Children's Book Center
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Mathematics
Recommended Books
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: MATHEMATICS
Goals: 6. Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations.
Learning Standards: 6.A. Demonstrate beginning understanding of numbers, number names, and numerals.
Benchmarks: 6.A.ECa. Count with understanding and recognize “how many” in small sets up to 5.
6.A.ECc. Understand and appropriately use informal or everyday terms that mean zero, such as “none” or “nothing”.
6.A.ECf. Verbally recite numbers from 1 to 10.