My first thought was about why the authors of the question used the word ?between?, which would exclude 100 and 220 ? unless that was the intention. I wonder if that is a distinction that a 2nd grader makes given that most adults can?t either.
My next thought was about what ?counting up and down? entails. It doesn?t seem to me to be very specific. Must the counting be with the set of counting numbers (whole numbers) used consecutively starting at some point? In fact, the only problem I see is that Sally counted only up in her fashion. She did use ?ones and tens?.
On Nov 21, 2013, at 10:57 AM, Chung, Donald <dchung@RVCSchools.org> wrote:
> I was recently given a problem from a worksheet from engage NY ? on ?counting up and down between 100 and 220 using ones and tens?. > > A question on the worksheet was as follows: > > Sally did some counting. Look at her work. Explain why you think Sally counted this way. 177,178,179,180,190,200,210,211,212,213,214 > > Given that this was for a second grader, can someone share with me what the objective(s) was for this question? what is an ?acceptable? response? > > Thanks > > Don > 516-255-8950