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# The Importance of Numbers

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Teaching children how to use numbers in more than just a math setting.

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### The Importance of Numbers

1. 1. Why Are Numbers Important?
2. 2. Do We Just Use Them In Math?
3. 3. What About In History? <ul><li>… we need numbers for dates and times </li></ul>
4. 4. And What About Science? <ul><li>… we can use numbers to label and describe </li></ul>
5. 5. We Can Even Use Numbers When We Read! <ul><li>…every page has a special page number </li></ul>
6. 6. NUMBERS ARE EVERYWHERE
7. 7. … on our clocks
8. 8. …on our streets
9. 9. … and even at our favorite sports games
10. 10. <ul><li>Can you think of places where you see lots of numbers?? </li></ul>
11. 11. TEKS <ul><li>How can I find a page number I am looking for in my book? </li></ul><ul><li>110.2.b.5.H. recognize that different parts of a book such as cover, title page, </li></ul><ul><li>and table of contents </li></ul><ul><li>offer information. </li></ul><ul><li>How do I know when something happened in history? </li></ul><ul><li>113.2.b.3.A. place events in chronological order; and </li></ul><ul><li>113.2.b.3.B. use vocabulary related to time and chronology, including before, </li></ul><ul><li>after, next, first, and last. </li></ul><ul><li>How can I show someone what number I am talking about without holding up </li></ul><ul><li>that many fingers? </li></ul><ul><li>111.12.b.1.A. use sets of concrete objects to represent quantities given in </li></ul><ul><li>verbal or written form (through 20). </li></ul><ul><li>111.12.b.2.A. use language such as before or after to describe relative position </li></ul><ul><li>in a sequence of events or objects. </li></ul><ul><li>111.12.b.4. model and create addition and subtraction problems in real </li></ul><ul><li>solutions with concrete objects. </li></ul>
12. 12. Works Cites URLs <ul><li>http://s22318.tsbvi.edu/mathproject/ch1.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fundraiseralley.com/teachers/numbers.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.songsforteaching.com/numberscounting.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.neworleansmistic.com/spells/primer/numbersinspells.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey =63b74a037e46b2cf436c </li></ul>