# The Golden Bead - Teaching the names of the quantities

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## Contents

### Age

3-6

### Materials

- 1 Golden Bead Unit.
- 1 Ten Bead Bar.
- 1 Hundred Square.
- 1 Thousand Cube.
- 1 Operational mat.

### Preparation

### Presentation

- The Directress introduces the column on mat, pointing to each column as she says, "This is Unit, Ten, Hundred, Thousand".
- The Directress then introduces the materials, as she places the materials on the respective columns.

**"This is 1 Unit"**(place 1 Golden Unit in column 'U').**"This is 1 Ten Bead Bar"**(place a Ten Bead Bar in column 'T')**"This is 1 Hundred Square"**(place 1 Hundred Square in column 'H')**"This is 1 Thousand Cube"**(place 1 Thousand Cube in column 'TH')

The Directress then uses the Three Period Lesson to teach the child the names of the quantities:**The First Period:**"This is one", "This is one ten", "This is one hundred", "This is one thousand".

**The Second Period:**

"Show me one ten", "Show me one thousand", "Show me one", "Show me one hundred".

**The Third Period:**

"What is this?"

### Control Of Error

### Points Of Interest

### Purpose

- Teach the names of the quantities.

### Variation

### Handouts/Attachment