Year 3 maths: Counting and number patterns-Skip-counting

“Skip Counting” is counting by a number that is not 1

 

Example: We Skip Count by 2 like this:

2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, …

 

Skip Counting by Two

Skip counting by 2 means adding 2 to each number.

skip counting by 2

Skip Counting by 5

Skip counting by 5 is adding 5 over and over again.

🤓 You should be able to skip counting by 5 up to 100. 

Skip Counting by 10

 Skip counting by 10 is adding 10 to each number in a sequence.

 

Skip Counting by 25

Skip counting by 25 is adding 25 to each number in a sequence.

Whenever you count quarters, you’re skip counting by 25.

That’s it! You should be able to skip count by 2, 5, 10, and 25!

By now, you should be able to skip count by 2 up to 100, from memory.

Skip Count Backwards!

 

−1Skip Counting Backwards (20 to 1) and (100 to 1)
−2Skip Counting Backwards by 2
−5Skip Counting Backwards by 5
−10Skip Counting Backwards by 10

 

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