# Breaking Down 9 - Lesson for Preschool, Chapter - 8 & 9

In the "Breaking Down 9" lesson, tailored for preschoolers engaged in Chapters 8 & 9 of the "Counting to 10" unit, young learners will dive into the fascinating world of the number 9. Through engaging activities such as the "Find 9 Worksheet," "Build with 9 Worksheet," and "Breaking Down 8 and 9," students will explore various aspects of the number 9, reinforcing their counting skills and understanding of numbers leading up to 10.

This lesson is critical in laying a solid foundation in early math skills. By focusing on the number 9, students will learn to recognize and name the number, count objects up to 9, and begin to understand simple concepts of addition and subtraction within their counting range. These skills are crucial for their cognitive development and pave the way for more complex mathematical concepts in future grades.

Moreover, engaging with the number 9 through diverse activities helps to enhance fine motor skills, encourage problem-solving, and promote a positive attitude towards learning and mathematics. Early mastery of these counting skills fosters confidence, independence, and a love for learning that students will carry with them throughout their educational journey.

Estimated classroom time: 10 min
Chapter: 8 & 9
Unit: Counting to 10
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1st
3:00 min
Find 9 Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Build with 9 Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
4:00 min
Breaking Down 8 and 9
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Find 9 Worksheet

Before your kids can go ahead with addition and subtraction and all those other things, they must first learn how to count proficiently. With colorful exercises and simple everyday objects, you can get your children in the right frame of mind to practice their counting. In this worksheet, your kid will be counting with fish in the ocean., help them count the sharks in each group, and then check the box next to the groups that have 9 sharks.

• ### Activity 2 / Build with 9 Worksheet

Building is a process that eventually results in a beautiful and fulfilling masterpiece. This is much like learning. While your students learn new things, the journey might seem rather tasking and unending, but when they finally grasp the concept, they will see how rewarding it really is. In this worksheet, your kids will be using building logs to learn how to count. Help them count the logs in all the groups, and then circle the groups that have 9 logs.

• ### Activity 3 / Breaking Down 8 and 9 - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to match and count groups of 8 and 9 by using their fingers and/or visuals.