Decomposing Numbers Unit | Kindergarten Math Unit | Making 5 & 10, Number Bonds

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Are your students ready to tackle and explore decomposing numbers to 10, composing numbers, making 5, making 10, and number bonds? Everything you need to teach an engaging guided math unit is included here! Students will learn to decompose and compose numbers 5-10 and use numbers bonds as a tool.

These units were developed to be taught whole group but would also work well in a small group setting. The teacher will be guiding the students in through a guided release model.

Does this unit included differentiation? Yes! Differentiation options for students who need scaffolded support or an extended challenge are included for each lesson.

This Unit Includes:

  • Math Word Wall Cards
  • Mentor Text Suggestions
  • Full Lesson Plans:
  • Math Warm Up
  • Teacher-Directed Lesson
  • Partner Activity
  • Independent Practice Activity
  • Home Connection (Optional Homework)
  • Differentiation Options
  • End of Unit Assessment
  • 5 Decomposing Numbers Math Centers:
  • Making 5 Math Center
  • Making 10 Math Center
  • Shake and Spill Math Center
  • Domino Number Bonds Math Center
  • Bears in a Cave Number Bonds Math Center

15 Lessons Included:

  1. Decomposing 5
  2. Decomposing and Making 5
  3. Using Number Bonds with the Number 5
  4. Decomposing and Making 6
  5. Using Number Bonds with the Number 6
  6. Decomposing and Making 7
  7. Using Number Bonds with the Number 7
  8. Decomposing and Making 8
  9. Using Number Bonds with the Number 8
  10. Decomposing and Making 9
  11. Using Number Bonds with the Number 9
  12. Decomposing and Making 10
  13. Using Number Bonds with the Number 10
  14. Number Bonds Practice
  15. Making 10 on a Ten Frame (counting on)

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).
For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.


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