Year One

Maths | Number and Place Value | Counting in Multiples | Lesson 2 of 4: Counting in Eights

Maths

Number and Place Value

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Success Criteria

Aim

To count in multiples of eight.

I can count forwards in steps of eight. I can count backwards in steps of eight. I can recognise multiples of eight.

Remember It

In pairs or threes, take turns to count in ones using these rules:

Did you spot a pattern with the words used?

Were there any numbers that required more than one word?

Every multiple of 2 is replaced with the word whizz

Every multiple of 4 is replaced with the word pop

Every multiple of 5 is replaced with the word bang

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Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena is making jewellery.

Today, she is going to use coloured beads in multiples of 8.

What is a multiple of 8?

Multiples of 8 are a counting pattern where we count in steps of 8 from zero.

The next number in the counting pattern is 16. Can you think what would come next?

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Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena wants to count her beads in multiples of 8 from zero.

Let’s help her!

8

32

24

16

48

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To count in multiples of eight, Helena is adding eight each time.

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40

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56

80

72

64

88

96

Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Let’s have a go again but this time, Helena wants you to predict the next number before she counts.

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8

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48

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Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena wants you to practise counting up and down in multiples of 8 in your loudest voice.

8

32

24

16

48

+8

40

+8

+8

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56

80

72

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Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena wants you to practise counting up and down in multiples of 8 in your soft voice.

8

32

24

16

48

+8

40

+8

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56

80

72

64

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96

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Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena wants you to practise counting up and down in multiples of 8 while pretending to thread beads onto a string.

8

32

24

16

48

+8

40

+8

+8

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56

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72

64

88

96

Making Jewellery – Counting Forwards

Helena wants you to find out how many beads she will have next.

Can you predict how many beads she will have?

80 96 88 72

Can you predict what the next 3 numbers will be?

104

112

120

What do you notice about the multiples of 8?

Helena is a whizz at counting forwards in multiples of eight, so she practises counting backwards. Count along with her.

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-8

Making Jewellery – Counting Backwards

8 32 24 16 40 8 32 24 16 32

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8

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48

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96

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Help Helena to label the beads correctly. Count backwards from 64.

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Making Jewellery – Counting Backwards

Help Helena to label the beads correctly. Count backwards from 72.

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Making Jewellery – Counting Backwards

Making Jewellery – Counting Backwards

Help Helena to label the beads correctly. Count backwards from 40.

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8 32 24 16 40

Multiples of Eight Jewellery

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Dive in by completing your own activity! Diving into Mastery

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Broken Bracelet

Helena continues to add beads to this bracelet. She adds five more beads. What would the number on the last bead be? How did you work this out?

48

56

72

64

40

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8

0

Can you think of another way to work out the answer?

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112

Success Criteria

Aim

To count in multiples of eight.

I can count forwards in steps of eight. I can count backwards in steps of eight. I can recognise multiples of eight.