Counting On in Math: Definition & Strategy


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To begin counting on, students must understand _____.

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1. What is rote counting?

2. Counting on can help students complete _____ problems.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Counting on is a helpful strategy when completing mental math, especially for students who are just learning it. Take this quiz/worksheet assessment to find out how well you understand counting on, its uses and how to teach it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this assessment is to quiz you on:

  • How understanding numerical order affects counting on
  • Rote counting
  • Uses for counting on
  • How students learn counting on

Skills Practiced

Some of your own skills you will practice with this assessment include:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concepts of counting on and mental math to understand how they are related
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how counting on works and interpret is correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ways you can teach students how to use counting on

Additional Learning

In addition to completing this assessment, you may also improve your understanding of counting on by studying the lesson Counting On in Math: Definition & Strategy. In this chapter you will review the material of the assessment and:

  • Why teaching counting on is important
  • How counting on differs from regular counting
  • Ways of teaching the concept of counting on