Reflection: High Expectations 10 More and 10 Less - Section 3: Independent Practice


During the independent portion of the lesson, I found that some of my students were having difficulty in grasping the concept of 10 more or 10 less.  For those students, having them use base ten blocks or drawing pictures helped them to visualize the number instead of continuing the pattern.  It is important for the students to understand the concept of 10 more or 10 less and not just note the pattern.  When getting into higher numbers, such as 97, they must understand that 10 more will be in the hundreds.

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10 More and 10 Less

Unit 6: Numbers and Place Value
Lesson 2 of 11

Objective: SWBAT mentally find ten more and ten less than a number without counting.

Big Idea: This lesson is More or Less a great lesson! Engage students in finding 10 more and 10 less than a number using these fun activities.

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Math, greater than, less than, counting, tens
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nbt understanding place value 10 more 10 less
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