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Counting On: a Mental Math Strategy Unit

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This unit is part of the addition portion of the Mental Math Strategy Collection.

To purchase all six addition units together and receive 6 for the price of 5, please view the link below:
Mental Math Units: the Complete Addition Collection

For many students, counting on is the first mental math strategy that they learn and by using counting on, they can learn how to effectively add 1, 2, 3 or 4 to a number.

There are many ways to teach students how to count on. This resource will focus on some of the most visual ways, including domino and dot patterns, empty number lines and number charts.

This resource is separated into three sections: 0-10, 11-20 and 21-100. This will allow you to choose the activities that best suit your grade level. Additionally, the different sections can be used to differentiate instruction and target specific learning needs within your classroom. Additional to the activities in each section, this resource includes a counting on math center and several other kinesthetic learning activities. Please see the free preview for a complete description.

Enjoy!

~Shelley Gray
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Hi there! In all I have 6 addition strategy units and 6 subtraction strategy units. To see them all, just copy and paste this link into your browser. Just to let you know, they are all on sale until tonight at midnight CST :)

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On  July 19, 2012,  Buyer asked:
I am trying to encourage my son to do mental math. Which math book would you recommend for a 5 yr old who can count numbers upto 100, can do basic math addition using single digits with short bead stairs Or what is the first book you would recommend?
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On  July 19, 2012Shelley Gray answered:
Hi there. I would definitely begin with the Counting On unit, and then possibly progress to Doubles depending in how he is doing.

Have a great day,
Shelley
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Counting On: a Mental Math Strategy Unit
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Counting On: a Mental Math Strategy Unit
Counting On: a Mental Math Strategy Unit