Number Bonds (Addition & Subtraction within 10)

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Interactive Math Lesson - Number Bonds Featuring Addition and Subtraction within Ten

Number bonds are an excellent way for young children to visualize basic addition and subtraction facts! Use this interactive math activity to help your first-grade students practice adding and subtracting within ten. Children will use number bonds to solve basic math facts involving addition and subtraction within ten. Your class will love this fun, engaging math activity from!

What kind of questions does this first-grade math game feature? You can be sure your students will be challenged and engaged by a variety of number bond math problems! Many questions require little ones to "Fill in the missing number" for the number bond. Some problems are presented in multiple-choice format while others require students to fill in the blank. Students will use the number bonds to solve a variety of math facts: 6 + 4, 7 + 2, 6 + 0, 9 – 5, and 6 – 3, for example. If students need a little extra help solving one of the math problems, they can click on the "Hint" button. The hint provides a helpful illustration, such as a ten-frame, to help children visualize the math fact in a different way. Children gain new understanding without having the answer given away by the hint. When students answer a question incorrectly, a detailed explanation page appears on their screen, providing an easy-to-understand explanation to help them learn from mistakes.

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1st Grade Number Bonds Addition Subtraction Within 10 LessonFirst Grade Add Subtract Within Ten Using Number Bonds Lesson

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1st Grade Number Bonds Addition Subtraction Within 10 ActivityFirst Grade Add Subtract Within Ten Using Number Bonds Activity


This interactive math lesson is classified as Level A. It may be ideal for first grade students.

Common Core Standard

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Students will work with addition and subtraction equations. Students will determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers.

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