Adding with ten frames - mental math strategies

Raise your hand if you like cookies. I love chocolate chip, oatmeal, gingerbread... But how do I keep track of how many cookies I have? In this lesson, we focus on mental math addition strategies. Students learn that making groups of ten helps to add quickly, we can even do it without writing anything down! A ten frame is a great way to practice this strategy. Hey, don't let that gingerbread man get away!

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Math strategies - 2nd grade