this lesson students seriate objects and review the meaning of ordinal
numbers. They describe orderings in words and in pictures. [This lesson
gives you an opportunity to review or teach vocabulary such as before, after, and next.] At the conclusion of the lesson, students make an entry in their portfolios. A Science extension is suggested.
[At this point you may wish to make pretty pasta for the students to
use in this unit. Simply place uncooked pasta of various shapes in a
plastic bag; add a few drops of food color and a few drops of rubbing
alcohol. Shake the bag until the pieces are coated, then spread them
out to dry.]