Counting On - Formative Instructional and Assessment Task

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Number and Operations in Base Ten


Extend and recognize patterns in the counting sequence.


NC.1.NBT.1 Count to 150, starting at any number less than 150.
NC.1.NBT.7 Read and write numerals, and represent a number of objects with a written numeral, to 100.


Pencil, Paper


Provide materials to the student.  

Read the problem to the student: 

Mrs. Scrinzi is counting students as they enter the classroom. She has just counted the 8th student. What numbers will Mrs. Scrinzi say for the next 5 students?


8, __, ___, ___, ___, ___.



Continuum of Understanding

Not Yet Proficient

·      Starts counting at 0 or 1 instead of counting on from 8

·      Incorrectly writes or skips more than one number in the sequence


·      Incorrectly writes a number in the counting sequence

·      Skips a number, but continues the counting sequence correctly

Meets Expectations

·      Correctly counts: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13


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