### 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
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. |