T4T Making 10 with Pencils

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Operations and Algebraic Thinking


Understand addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from.


NC.K.OA.4 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.


manipulatives such as counters, ten frames; paper and pencil for drawing pictures and writing numbers to solve the problem


·         Provide materials to the student. 

·         Say: I have 7 pencils.  I need 10 pencils for my school box. How many more pencils do I need for my school box?  Show your thinking with objects, pictures or numbers.

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