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Look for Easy Numbers for E-Z Addition

All kids learn differently. For some, mental math is the best and most efficient way to add a series of numbers. After viewing a few sample problems, learners find ways to add numbers to 10 before adding them all together, and then write about how they completed the problems.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • A good assignment for a language arts center or small group
  • Have kids write about if this strategy is the best way for them to learn how to add numbers together
  • Use when discussing additional ways to add, including other mental math strategies
Pros

  • Promotes different and varied learning styles
  • Encourages kids to think critically about their problem solving styles
Cons

  • None
Included Materials

  • Answer Key