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Unveil the Magic of 'Making 10' in Addition - Lesson Plan

In this engaging math lesson, students will learn how to add two numbers by making a ten. They will explore various strategies and practice adding three numbers using the 'Making 10' strategy. By the end of the lesson, students will have a solid understanding of addition and be able to apply this strategy confidently.

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The 'Making 10' strategy is a mental math technique that involves breaking one number into parts to make a ten when adding two numbers. It makes addition easier and faster.

To use the 'Making 10' strategy, you break one number into parts so that one part makes a ten with the other number. Then, you add the remaining parts together with ten to find the total sum.

Yes! The 'Making 10' strategy can also be applied when adding three or more numbers. You can identify pairs of numbers that add up to ten and then add any remaining numbers to ten before finding the total sum.


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