# 2.NBT.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

### How to teach Skip Counting

In this 2.NBT.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson, students will practice counting by 1s and skip count by 5s, 10s and 100s by putting together a puzzle.

Skip Counting is the foundation of many math skills that your students need to know like counting coins and telling time. In this lesson, students will practice counting and skip counting by different numbers.

Cut out the pieces of the puzzle for students to practice skip counting. Match the skip counting patterns, to the missing number to complete the puzzle. Then, use the activity sheet for more practice and students can even create their own!

### Other resources to use with this 2.NBT.2 Second Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this lesson, your students are probably learning about skip counting

Use this Candy Hearts Skip Counting Activity as an additional resource for your students.

You may introduce the lesson by reviewing skip counting using the Have Fun Teaching Counting by Fives or Counting by Tens songs. Then, distribute puzzle pieces to students. As students put the puzzle back together, circulate around the classroom to listen to students' discussions about counting and skip counting. After the puzzles are put together, share students discussions that you heard to promote counting and skip counting skills.

Be sure to check out more Skip Counting Activities and the entire Second Grade Common Core Workbook.