Counting techniques : a sixth grade unit : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
This unit was designed as a guide for teaching various counting techniques in a sixth grade classroom. The unit includes five lesson plans. Generally, there is no order to the use of these plans. However, it would be helpful to teach the lesson Fundamental Counting Principle prior to the lesson Permutations. Furthermore, the lessons can be added to or altered in the future as needed. The unit also includes additional activities and problems that can be used to edit the unit either for a younger grade or for an older grade. Finally, the unit includes the author's thoughts and comments concerning the teaching of selected lessons.