# Counting On Strategy

### Counting On Strategy | Counting Back

Counting on is a very useful strategy when adding 1, 2 or 3 to a given number. Students must identify the larger number and count on to get the answer. Conversely, counting back is used when subtracting 1, 2 or 3 from a given number.

Eg. 3 + 23…     24, 25, 26.  Counting On Practice using a number line to count on from given numbers. Counting Back Practice using a number line to count back from given numbers.  Count On Worksheet Solve the addition sums as quickly as possible using the ‘counting on’ strategy. Count Back Worksheet Solve the subtraction sums as quickly as possible using the ‘counting back’ strategy.  Number Line Addition Sheet 1 Number Line Addition Sheet 2 Solve simple addition sums using given number lines. Number Line Subtraction Sheet 1 Number Line Subtraction Sheet 2 Solve simple subtraction using given number lines.   Counting and Adding Count the objects to find the total. Counting, Adding & Writing Count the objects and write the number sentence. Counting On Sheet Count on from given numbers.   Pirate Count On Addition skills: Practice counting on. Pirate Addition Add the pirate objects. Pirate Addition with Equations Add the pirate objects and write the equation.

### Mix of Strategies Worksheets  Strategies Worksheet Learn and apply different mental computation strategies. Colour the sums according to the strategy used. Strategies Worksheet Learn and apply different mental computation strategies. Line the sums up to the matching strategies.

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