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# Counting forwards and backwards within 10

I can count forwards and backwards within 10, saying the number words in sequence.

New
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Year 1

# Counting forwards and backwards within 10

I can count forwards and backwards within 10, saying the number words in sequence.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. Revisit number names to 10, and know the order of them will not change (stable-order principle).
2. Know that we can start our verbal count from any given number within 10.

### Common misconception

Saying number names out of order or missing a number name in the sequence.

Repeat the number names in the correct order, emphasising the correction made.

### Keywords

• Count - Count means to say the number names in order and to count a set to find out how many there are

• One to ten - The number names one to ten are the first ten numbers in our counting system

• Forwards - Counting forwards we say the numbers from smallest to largest

• Backwards - Counting backwards we say the number from largest to smallest

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## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

Q1.
Which of these is a number word?
Car
Door
Q2.
Which of these is a number word?
Fingers
Hands
Q3.
Which of these is a number word?
A
B
Q4.
Which are not number words?
One
Q5.
Which number word would you say next? 1, 2, 3, 4 ...
4
1
Q6.
Which number word would you say next? 2, 3, ...
5
1

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

Q1.
Count forwards from 1. What will the next number in the count be?
5
7
Q2.
Count forwards from 5. What will the next number in the count be?
7
8
Q3.
Count backwards from 10. What will the next number in the count be?
5
6
Q4.
Count backwards from 5. What will the next number in the count be?
5
4