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Mental Math Strategy Units: the Complete Addition Collection

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Interested in purchasing the Addition AND Subtraction Collections? You can save money by purchasing them together. Click on the link below for more details:
Mental Math Strategy Units: Addition and Subtraction Combo Pack

This zipped file includes all six mental math strategy units from the ADDITION portion of the Mental Math Strategy Collection.

Units include:
Counting Up
Doubles
Doubles Plus One
Making Ten
Making Multiples of Ten
Front End Addition

Please see the free preview for full details.

You also may be interested in my YouTube video on Mental Math Addition Strategies, which you can find here:
Shelley Gray on YouTube: Mental Math Addition Strategies

By purchasing these units together in this zipped file, you will receive 6 units for the price of 5.

To view the Mental Math Subtraction Collection, please visit the link below:
Mental Math Subtraction Collection
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On  August 29, 2013Second Grade Style (TpT Seller) said:
This is JUST what I needed! It is perfect for my lower math groups (in second grade) that need some practice on addition facts! We started working on one of the units earlier this week and it has made such a difference already! Thank you for such a quality and powerful resource!
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If you're hesitating over the price - don't! A tremendous amount of work has gone into this pack, and it's been so helpful to my students, who really struggle with maths. I bought the subtraction pack, too - also great value.
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On  October 28, 2013Katie Klohn (TpT Seller) said:
This is an amazing resource that is going to make my addition unit so much easier for me!!! Thanks for all of your time and effort that you put into this!
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These strategies have improved the way I teach math computation tremendously. Thank you so much for sharing!
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You are nothing short of amazing with the amount of work you put into making this packet. I am so grateful for your hard work because it makes my job so much easier as I attempt to create lessons and activites for my grade level that align with the common core. This fits right in with addition and subtraction strategies! Can't wait to purchase the subtraction one! Thank you!
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On  February 23, 2014,  Lisa G. said:
Thank you, Thank you! A great tool for giving students the language to explain their mathematical thinking. Really helps to make understanding and misunderstanding visible when students are taught to articulate a variety of strategies and how to use them. Well worth the price!
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On  November 25, 2013Michelle Carravallah (TpT Seller) asked:
I have purchased both your addition and subtraction mental math kits. I have found HUGE success with the addition so far this year and will be beginning the subtraction one soon. I've posted the posters, but have an OCD question. I want to make a sign for the addition and subtraction above where I post them. What font did you use as the titles in the posters? I have a complex with making sure everything matches! :) Please let me know. Thanks! Michelle
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On  November 25, 2013Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Michelle! Thank you so much for your nice compliment. I'm so glad that you're students are experiencing success! I'm pretty sure that I used Janda Manatee Solid for the posters (It's a Kimberly Geswein font). If it doesn't look right let me know and I will actually find my original file and take a look :)

Have a good night,

Shelley
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On  May 9, 2013,  Buyer asked:
Hi Shelley

Is it parent friendly? Can I use it with my boy at home? Thanks
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On  May 9, 2013Shelley Gray answered:
You bet! I have had several people email me to tell me that they are using it with their children/grandchildren and have had much success!
On  March 27, 2013JM S (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi Shelley,

I have already bought the Additions mental math package and I now want to buy the subtraction. Had I bought them as a package there is a discount, is there anyway to adjust this after the fact?

Thanks so much!
Jenn
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On  March 27, 2013Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Jenn! I can certainly give you the discounted price. The only thing is that we will have to do it through my blog store since I can't provide coupon codes for TpT. Could you email me at shelley_gray_@hotmail.com with your TpT username (so that I can verify your purchase)? Thanks!

Shelley
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On  February 24, 2013,  Stephanie I. asked:
Hi Shelley,

I am very interested in purchasing both your addition and subtraction pack however I teach in French and I was wondering if I could get an editable version so that I could translate it.

Thanks

Stephanie
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On  February 24, 2013Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Stephanie! Thanks so much for your interest in my Mental Math units. Unfortunately I cannot provide editable files as it goes against the terms of use of the graphics that I use. I'm sorry!

Let me know if there is anything else that I can help you with.

Thanks,

Shelley
On  January 9, 2013Teri Hepker (TpT Seller) asked:
Hi!

I've been looking but is there anyway to buy just the mental addition strategy posters?

Thanks!

Teri
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On  January 9, 2013Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Teri. At this time the posters are only sold as part of the strategy units. Sorry about that!

Shelley
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On  October 27, 2012,  Lillian W. asked:
Thank you for the Mental Math Strategy Units: the Complete Addition Collection. I noticed you revised this. However, I am unable to get the revised version whenever I click on the link listed in my purchase. Can you send me a link or let me know how to access your revised version?
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On  October 28, 2012Shelley Gray answered:
Hi there! Yes, I revised it about a month ago. I'm not sure why your account is not letting you download the revised version, but I am going to direct you to TpT Support so that they can get it figured out for you. Just copy and paste the link below into your browser and fill in a support ticket. They are usually very quick responding.

http://support.teacherspayteachers.com/

If you have any other problems, please let me know. Have a great evening,

Shelley
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On  February 13, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Hi there,

Concerned with the "Compressed Zip File Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing. " comment. I have word and the latest adobe, assuming I will have no trouble, but wanted to check first!!

Thanks,
Neeley
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On  February 14, 2012Shelley Gray answered:
Hi there! No buyers have had problems opening it so far. It is a zipped file with 6 separate PDF files inside. If you have any problems whatsoever, please email me at shelley_gray_@hotmail.com and I will take care of it!

Thanks so much for your interest,

Shelley Gray
On  January 24, 2012B M (TpT Seller) asked:
Does the addition collection include a teacher's aid on how to teach the strategies and in what order to teach them or is it just a collection of worksheets? I am looking for a complete math curriculum of these concepts that I can teach from that includes a teacher's guide activities and worksheets. I would like to retire this tired old math textbook of dinosaur methods.

Thank You
Bridget Muhammad
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On  January 24, 2012Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Bridget. Thanks so much for your inquiry. The addition collection consists of 6 separate units for different strategies. Each unit includes notes for teachers throughout. As far as the order to teach them in, I think you will be interested to read this post from my blog called "Mental Math Addition Strategies:"

<a href="http://teachingintheearlyyears.blogspot.com/2011/10/mental-math-addition-strategies.html">Mental Math Addition Strategies</a>

Within this blog post, you will find detailed information about each strategy as well as the order that I receommend teaching them in. There is also a YouTube video embedded into that blog post that talks about each strategy and the order of teaching.

If I can help you in any other way, please feel free to email me at shelley_gray_@hotmail.com.

Have a great evening,

Shelley
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On  January 10, 2012,  Wing yee H. asked:
I am having problems opening the files-would you be able to assist-it keeps saying that there are errors when I try to open my download.
Thanks
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On  January 10, 2012Shelley Gray answered:
Hmmm...I have not heard of this happening before. Often when people have trouble viewing files it is because their Adobe Reader is not up to date. Maybe check to make sure that it is updated first. Are you using a PC or a Mac? If you would like to communicate by email, please email me at shelley_gray_@hotmail.com and I will get back to you ASAP.
On  November 27, 2011Barnettca (TpT Seller) asked:
I just emailed you about mental math strategies for addition - found it! thanks
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On  November 27, 2011Shelley Gray answered:
Hi Beth. Glad you found it! Hope you love the mental math units! Have a great day,

Shelley
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Mental Math Strategy Units: the Complete Addition Collection
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Mental Math Strategy Units: the Complete Addition Collection
Mental Math Strategy Units: the Complete Addition Collection