Basic Addition: Counting On and Making a Ten
We're pleased to offer the first handout in our Basic Addition and Subtraction series. In this printable (which is one of many
awesome handouts in our time- and money-saving Basic Addition and Subtraction Bundle
) we cover addition strategies such as 'Counting On' and 'Making a Ten'. Students will practice these skills by answering word problems, open-ended questions, and multiple-choice test prep questions. Also included is a 'Spiral Review' that covers counting money.
How We Break it Down:
* Mini-Lesson: Learn the Skill
-Skill is laid out in an easily digestible format with vocabulary, definitions, diagrams and an example problem. Students have this tool at their fingertips while completing the assignment.
* Use What You Know: Apply the Skill
-Offers immediate reinforcement of the skill. Questions approach problems from more than one angle to ensure full understanding.
* Show What You Know: Word Problems
-This section helps students practice determining what a question is asking them, as well as how to recognize and use key words.
* Write What You Know: Writing in Math
-This section helps students practice expressing their reasoning strategies in complete sentences.
* Prove What You Know: Test Prep
-Students can never be TOO ready for EOGs, EOCs, and other standardized tests, so here they practice good test-taking strategies with multiple choice questions.
* Spiral Review
-Kids' brains are like sponges, but knowledge can leak back out if they don't re-soak, so to speak. This review dusts the cobwebs off of earlier units.
* Answer Key
-Time is money (or rest, or quality time with your family, or really whatever you want to spend it doing), so we always include answer keys for the teacher-on-the-go!
* Print in color for best results
* Consider printing front and back for green points
* Consider splitting up the longer handouts (more than 2 pages) across multiple days (i.e. odd/even)
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Looking for links to our other awesome math materials? Look no further, friend!
More handouts in our Basic Addition and Subtraction unit:
- Basic Addition: Counting On and Making a Ten pgs 1-2 FREEBIE -
* Basic Addition: Doubles and Doubles Plus One pgs 3-4
* Basic Addition: Adding Three Numbers pgs 5-6
* Basic Subtraction: Counting Back and Counting Up pgs 7-8
* Basic Subtraction: Sames, Zeroes, and Fact Families pgs 9-10
* Basic Addition and Subtraction Quiz
Check out or other math units:
Place Value Bundle
Multiplication and Division Bundle
Properties of Multiplication and Division Bundle
Area and Perimeter Bundle
Measurement and Data
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