Five & Ten Frames For younger students, begin with 5 frames. Give students two counters. Students show a way to make 5. For example, they might place 2 counters on the 5 frame boxes. They would then tell you that 2 + 3 = 5. Next, they might place 4 chips on the frame. The child would then say that 4 + 1 = 5. This can be repeated with the 10 frames. The purpose of this activity is to help build a solid understanding of 5 and 10 facts. You will find our 5 and 10 frames here: http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/2012/08/26/five-and-ten-frames/
Show the Parts Give students objects such as beans spray painted on one side, different colored Unifix cubes or two side counters. Tell students to “show” how to make a number. Tell them there are many right ways to do this. For example, if you give students the number 6, the answers might include: 1 + 5, 2 + 4 or 3 + 3. Students who need a challenge might be asked to build the answer using three numbers. Six might be built with 3 + 1 + 1.
Two out of Three Provide students with our Two out of Three Work Mats. Students put an x on the number that cannot be used to make the star number at the top. This file contains 8 different work mats. Print in color, laminate and cut in half.
Show the Number Students use two colors of crayons. They find two number combinations to make the number at the top. They then record the fact. They must find 4 combinations to create each number. Show the Number 1 Show the Number 2 Show the Number 3