These Valentine's Day workmats and recording sheets will provided students with lots of practice decomposing numbers between 3 and 10.
This product includes 8 workmats for decomposing numbers, along with individual recording sheets for each number. To allow for differentiation in your classroom, I have included 8 workmats for students that are still working on counting objects.
YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDED SMALL OBJECTS, SUCH AS TINY ERASERS, SMALL FOAM SHAPES OR EVEN UNIFIX CUBES, FOR THE HANDS ON ACTIVITY.
Suggestions for using Valentine's Day – Decomposing Numbers
•Make copies of the workmats and laminate them or put them in a page protector.
•Give students a workmat, the corresponding recording sheet and the required number of small objects. The students then place the object in one of the two frames on the workmat and write the amounts on the recording sheet to complete the equations.
•For student working on counting objects, give them the workmats with one frame and a supply of small objects to count and place on the workmat. They can check their work by matching their objects to the flowers on the top of the workmat.
This product is aligned to the kindergarten Common Core K.OA.A.3
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