Counting backwards

Counting backwards

Year 1
Counting and Numbers
Counting Backwards
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  • KS1.Y1 – KS1 Year 1
    • Year 1 programme of study
      • KS1.Y1.N.NPV – Number - number and place value

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y1.N.NPV.1 – Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number

  • Year 1
    • Number and Algebra
      • Number and place value

        • ACMNA012 – Develop confidence with number sequences to and from 100 by ones from any starting point. Skip count by twos, fives and tens starting from zero

  • 1 – Year 1
    • 1.NA – Number and algebra
  • 2 – Year 2
    • 2.NA – Number and algebra
      • 2.NA.1 – Apply counting-on, counting-back, skip-counting, and simple grouping strategies to combine or partition whole numbers

      • 2.NA.4 – Continue number patterns based on ones, twos, fives, and tens.

  • K – Kindergarten
    • K.OA – Operations & Algebraic Thinking
      • Mathematics

        • K.OA.1 – Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings (Drawings need not show details, but should show the mathematics in the problem. (This applies wherever drawings are mentioned in the Standards.)), sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

    • K.CC – Counting & Cardinality
      • Mathematics

        • K.CC.4 – Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

          • K.CC.4.c – Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.