The learner will be able to understand that each successive number refers to a quantity that is one larger.
The teacher will call for the attention of the students and ask them to sit quietly in a circle. The teacher will tell the class that they are going to read a book about counting fish. The teacher will read Ten Little Fish, by Audrey Wood and Bruce Wood. When the story is finished, the teacher will ask her class what the book is about, prompting the students to say that the books is about fish and how many there are. The teacher will then tell the class that today they are going to learn that some numbers are bigger than other numbers.