To do this activity you need: exactly 55 tally sticks (wooden craft sticks) and basic number cards 1 through The child is to lay out the tally sticks to represent the numbers on the cards. If laid out correctly, the child will use all the tally sticks.

If only my classroom floors were cleaned more than once a year. The human clock! Pairs of students decided who would be the hour hand and who would be the minute hand. Then, they picked a time to represent and the rest of the class read the clock.

Telling Time- stick a hula hoop to the white board, and write numbers around the inside of the circle to make a "clock". You can make little notches around the inside of the hula hoop to practice telling time to the exact minute, if you choose to,

Self-Assessment Strategy- students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.