This lesson uses dot cards and number lines as visuals for skip counting equal groups. Students explore the relationship between skip counting and multiplication. Students will:

- understand skip counting and/or repeated addition by 2s, 3s, 4s, and 5s to 30.
- recognize the connection between equal groups and skip counting.

How are relationships represented mathematically?

How can patterns be used to describe relationships in mathematical situations?

How is mathematics used to quantify, compare, represent, and model numbers?

- How is mathematics used to quantify, compare, represent, and model numbers?
- How can patterns be used to describe relationships in mathematical situations?

**Equivalent:**Equal.

45–60 minutes

Prerequisite Skills haven't been entered into the lesson plan.

- dot cards for 2, 3, 4, and 5, one set for each pair (M-2-4-1_Dot Cards.docx)
- large number line for whole-class use, or one that can be placed under a document camera or on an overhead projector (M-2-4_Number Line.docx)
- document camera or overhead projector
- I Can check-off sheets, one per student (M-2-4-1_I Cans.docx)

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- dot cards for 2, 3, 4, and 5, one set for each pair (M-2-4-1_Dot Cards.docx)
- large number line for whole-class use, or one that can be placed under a document camera or on an overhead projector (M-2-4_Number Line.docx)
- document camera or overhead projector
- I Can check-off sheets, one per student (M-2-4-1_I Cans.docx)

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Final 5/12/14

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