Addition to 10

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Math Lesson: Adding to Ten

Children will practice adding numbers to ten in this online math lesson from I Know It. They will use counters, ten-frames, number bonds, blocks, and other objects to solve basic addition problems up to ten. Students will type the correct answer in the box provided or choose the correct answer.

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1st Grade Addition up to 10 LessonFirst Grade Adding up to Ten Lesson

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1st Grade Addition up to 10 ActivityFirst Grade Adding up to Ten Activity


This interactive math lesson is categorized as Level A. It may be appropriate for kindergarten or first grade students.

Common Core Standard

1.OA.6, MA.1.NSO.2.1, 1.3C
Operations And Algebraic Thinking

Add And Subtract Within 20.
Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 - 4 = 13 - 3 - 1 = 10 - 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 - 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

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