Learning to extend the counting sequence and start from any number is a first grade, Common Core math skill: 1.NBT.1. Below we show three videos that demonstrate this standard. Then, we provide a breakdown of the specific steps in the videos to help you teach your class.
Your students should be familiar with counting from 1 to 100 using 1’s and 10’s, starting from any number. They should also be able to read, write, and represent objects using numbers between 0 and 20 (K.CC.1-3).
Later on, understanding place values will enable your students to skip-count within 1000 (counting by 5’s, 10’s, and 100’s). They will also be able to read and write numbers by using “base ten numerals, number names, and expanded form” (2.NBT.1-3).
Common Core Standard: 1.NBT.1 - Learn how to read, write, and count numbers up to 120
Students who understand this principle can:
3 Videos to Help You Teach Common Core Standard: 1.NBT.1
Below we provide and breakdown three videos to help you teach your students this standard.
Video 1: Counting from Any Number to 120
This video shows students how to use like-patterns in counting to higher numbers. The video starts by explaining that when you count from 100 to 120, you can use the same counting pattern you used from 0 to 20.
As long as you remember the pattern, you can start counting from any number in the sequence.
If students realize that the pattern repeats itself, they can then use that knowledge to begin counting from any number between 0 and 120.
The video gives a few more practice examples so students can better understand the pattern and how to count up to 120 from any lower number.
The video reminds students that they can use patterns to start counting from any number and end at 120.
Video 2: Reading and Writing Numbers up to 120
The video starts by introducing the topic: reading and writing numbers up to 120. It then reviews how to write the basic numbers 1-20.
Next, the video provides some practice problems for students to apply what they have learned and write numbers in their word form.
After, the video practices writing spelled-out numbers in their numeral form.
The video then congratulates students on a job well done and ends.
Video 3: Counting Objects up to 120
The video starts with some simple counting practice. Boddle asks students to count the trees and the flowers.
Next, Boddle counts some pens and stars, showing students a counting trick.
After, Boddle introduces more of a challenge by having students count a lot of paperclips.
The video ends by reminding students that the key to counting large numbers is counting groups of 10.
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