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Skip Counting (2s, 5s, 10s & 100s)
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 How to skip count!
 That we can skip count by 2s, 5s, 10s, and hundreds, starting from any number.
 How this knowledge can help us keep track of scores in a game, count lollipops and even balls in a ball pit!

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Before VideoWhat is a number line?ANSWER

A line that shows numbers in order.

1, 2, … 3, 4, … 5, 6, … etc.

1, 2, 3, 4,5, … 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, … etc.

The tens digit goes up by 1. The tens digit goes down by 1.

The hundreds digit goes up by 1. The hundreds digit goes down by 1.


After VideoWhat is skip counting?ANSWER

Skip counting is a way of counting where you skip some numbers. For example, to skip count by 5, add 5 each time: 5, 10, 15, 20, …

I say every second number. Each number is 2 more than the last number.

When I skip count on a number chart, all of the numbers are in the center column or the end column. All of the numbers end in 5 or 0.

When I skip count on a number chart, all of the numbers are in the end column. All of the numbers end in 0. Each number is 10 more than the number before it. The tens digit goes up by 1 when I count until I get to a new hundred.

All of the numbers end in 00. The hundreds digit goes up by 1 when I count. Each number is 100 more than the number before it.



Vocabulary

Number line
DEFINE
A line that has arrows on both sides and shows numbers in order. A number line never ends.

Skip counting
DEFINE
A more efficient way of counting where you skip some numbers each time you count. For example, if you skip count by 2s, you add 2 each time you count, so each time you skip one number on the number line.

Skip counting by 2s
DEFINE
To count 2 at a time. Each number said is 2 greater than the number before it.

Skip counting by 5s
DEFINE
To count 5 at a time. Each number said is 5 greater than the number before it.

Skip counting by 10s
DEFINE
To count 10 at a time. Each number said is 10 greater than the number before it.

Skip counting by 100s
DEFINE
To count 100 at a time. Each number said is 100 greater than the number before it.

Number line
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Reading Material
Download as PDF Download PDF View as Separate PageWHAT IS SKIP COUNTING?You can count more efficiently by skip counting. When you skip count, you skip some numbers while you count. You can skip count by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s, starting from any number.
To better understand skip counting…
WHAT IS SKIP COUNTING?. You can count more efficiently by skip counting. When you skip count, you skip some numbers while you count. You can skip count by 2s, 5s, 10s, and 100s, starting from any number. To better understand skip counting…LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!
Review counting on a number line.
A number line is a line that has arrows on both sides. It shows numbers in order. To count to 10 on a number line, you can start at 0, then jump to 1, then 2, then 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. You could keep going forever because the number line never ends.
Review counting on a number line. A number line is a line that has arrows on both sides. It shows numbers in order. To count to 10 on a number line, you can start at 0, then jump to 1, then 2, then 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. You could keep going forever because the number line never ends.Skip count basketball points by 2s.
In basketball, you can get 2 points for getting the ball in the hoop. Count the points as you score: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12. Each time you count, you add 2. This is called skip counting because you skip some numbers while you count. When you skip count, you can start from any number. Start at 36 and skip count by 2s: 36, 38, 40, 42, 44.
Skip count basketball points by 2s. In basketball, you can get 2 points for getting the ball in the hoop. Count the points as you score: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12. Each time you count, you add 2. This is called skip counting because you skip some numbers while you count. When you skip count, you can start from any number. Start at 36 and skip count by 2s: 36, 38, 40, 42, 44.Skip count bananas by 5s.
You have some bunches of bananas. Each bunch has 5 bananas. You can skip count by 5s to count the bananas. 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50. Each number is 5 more than the number before it.
Skip count bananas by 5s. You have some bunches of bananas. Each bunch has 5 bananas. You can skip count by 5s to count the bananas. 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50. Each number is 5 more than the number before it.Skip count lollipops by 10s.
You have a big bowl of lollipops. Put the lollipops in groups of 10. Skip count by 10s to count how many you have. 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100. Each number is 10 more than the number before it.
Skip count lollipops by 10s. You have a big bowl of lollipops. Put the lollipops in groups of 10. Skip count by 10s to count how many you have. 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100. Each number is 10 more than the number before it.Skip count balls by 100s.
There are 200 balls in a ball pit. You add several bags of 100 balls. Start at 200 and skip count by 100s. 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1,000.
Skip count balls by 100s. There are 200 balls in a ball pit. You add several bags of 100 balls. Start at 200 and skip count by 100s. 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1,000. 
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