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Monday, April 16, 2012

Getting Some Skip Counting In

We're just entering our 4th Marking Period. {So jealous of all of you who are done in May} And well, we realized we have more skills to cram in teach during the last quarter than we thought we did.

One of those skills is skip counting to 1,000 per the new Common Core Standards. Since we are doing Terra Nova testing during the morning all week, we decided to devote our math block this week to a few of those 4th Quarter skills we don't anticipate taking a long time. Notice we said anticipate…who knows what tomorrow will bring!

I whipped up a *few* skip counting worksheets for counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s up to 1,000. {Actually, I went over 1,000 a few times…hey, you never know!}

We'll work on these tomorrow after skip counting as a whole class, in small groups, and in pairs. We even play "Skip Count Around the World", which they LOOOOOOVE, but I think is only okay because once one of my little guys is out, they're not paying much attention to the rest of the group. But we'll play a round, or two.

Here are the sheets. I hope you can use them, share them, whatever! And if you do, please leave us a note letting us know.


PS: We're linkin' up with Donna at Math Coach's Corner for her grade-level linky party.  We've already found so many great new blogs!  Love these kind of linkies!  And if you found us through the linky, welcome! It's nice to see you here :)


  1. Thanks for stopping by and following my blog! I love your skip counting set. I also entered fourth quarter in a panic because I had more content that I have time for! But . . . I am one of those people you hate who will be done in May! . . . However, I also go back in July! :)

    Second Grade Math Maniac Blog

  2. These look great! Thank you for sharing! =)

    We play a game like that with skip counting. When they are out, their job is to count ahead to see who will sit out next...they love trying to figure that out! =)

    Heather's Heart

  3. Hello! Nice to meet you, ladies:)
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  4. Heather-

    I like that one!

    Halle :)

  5. Welcome to bloging. I am a newbie to bloging also. I am your newest follower. Stop on by and visit.
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  6. Hi there! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog - I've joined yours now also, and I'm excited to follow! Thanks so much for the freebie! :-)

    Confessions of a Primary Teacher

  7. I'm featuring this post on Bagels and Blogs tomorrow!


  8. Thank you so much, this is exactly what I need.

  9. how do you play your skip counting game? Thanks :)


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