Make a Ten, Subtraction Style

Unit 3: The Action of Subtraction
Lesson 5 of 6

Objective: The students will be able to use the strategy of "make a ten" to solve basic subtraction facts.

Big Idea: The big idea of this lesson is that some subtraction facts can be solved by subtracting from the larger number an amount to get ten and then subtracting the remaining amount.

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