# Explore the counting sequence for counting to 100 and beyond

I can explore the counting sequence for counting to 100 and beyond.

# Explore the counting sequence for counting to 100 and beyond

I can explore the counting sequence for counting to 100 and beyond.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- There is set counting sequence for counting to 100 and beyond.
- The patterns in the numbers make counting to 100 and beyond easier.
- The tens digit in a two-digit number indicates which decade it belongs to.
- The ones digit in two-digit number follows the pattern 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- We can count the numbers in two ways. This is called dual counting.

### Common misconception

Children may think counting stops at 100 or the regularity of the pattern does not extend past 100

Count beyond 100 when rote counting, trailing off after 103 or 104 and discussing what would be next to make explicit that numbers do not 'end' at 10. Show numbers past 100 on equipment used.

### Keywords

Decade numbers - A set of ten numbers, all beginning with the same number of tens.

Digit - A single symbol used to make a numeral

Dual counting - Counting the same set of numbers in two different ways.

### Licence

This content is © Oak National Academy Limited (2024), licensed on Open Government Licence version 3.0 except where otherwise stated. See Oak's terms & conditions (Collection 2).

## Video

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

4 tens 6

3 tens 9

9 tens 3

6 tens 4