top of page


Make It Friendly: Think of It as Ten


Students who know all the combinations to make ten go on to use the "Make It Friendly: Think of It as Ten" strategy. This involves decomposing one of the addends to make a ten from the other. Ten is generally a "friendlier" number to work with and helps make sense of facts that may be hard to memorize.

This digital download PDF includes:
-(1) Step-by-Step Guide to the Friendly Make Ten Addition Strategy (A4 size)
-(12) Practice sheets that follow each part of the step-by-step guide (A4 size)

bottom of page