Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Counting By 5's
The Common Core standard 2.NBT.2 takes skip counting to a whole new level. I always used to think that my second graders had their skip counting down pat. I also thought that if they could count by 2's, 5's, and 10's to 100 then they could count by those numbers as high as they needed. 1,000? Sure! Well, it only took a few individual assessments for me to realize that this was NOT the case. I decided create a manipulation station activity in a station during Math Workshop in a pocket chart. It is a fun, hands on activity for the students to practice with, but it also includes a recording sheet so I can check their understanding and intervene, if necessary. As new bloggers, we are excited to be able to give you this freebie to practice in your classrooms too! Hope you enjoy!