Finding 10 More 10 Less Activity

Finding 10 More 10 Less Activity

How to teach Ten More Ten Less

In this Finding 10 More 10 Less Activity, students practice finding 10 more and less than a given number.

Being able to use a hundreds chart to solve addition and subtraction equations is a useful tool for your students. This activity builds a foundation for your student's base ten understanding.

Write the missing numbers in the base ten chart. Think about what number would be located above and below the center number. Once you have filled in the missing numbers, continue practicing with the given worksheets.


Other resources to use with this Finding 10 More 10 Less Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about skip counting.

Use this Ten More or Less Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Begin this activity by using a hundreds Chart and asking questions like "What do you notice about the hundreds chart?" and "Do you see any patterns on the hundreds chart?". This will help students start to see the patterns in our number system. Then, display one of the activity cards and think aloud "This looks like a part of our hundreds chart. What number do you think will I write above this number?". The goal is to have students see the pattern that each row adds 10. Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students can continue their practice using the provided worksheets.

Be sure to check out more Skip Counting Activities.


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