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The word problems in this resource deal with addition sums to 10 and are all Compare problems. They are presented on Think Boards, great graphic organizers that outline different strategies that may be used to solve the problem. The strategies used are: ‘Draw a Picture’, ‘Use a Number Line’, ‘Use a Ten Frame’, ‘Write a Number Sentence’ and ‘Make a Tally’. Armed with the knowledge and experience of using a variety of strategies, the children will start to make their own decisions as to the most appropriate strategy for them to use at any one time.


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You will find:

  • 5 posters showing the strategies used on the Think Boards for display in the classroom
  • 10 Think Boards - “Compare” addition word problems - with sums to 10
  • 5 Think boards -  the number sentence (equation) is provided and students must create a number story themselves
  • 2 Assessment Worksheets - each with 4 word problems.


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Addition Word Problems Compare Sums to 10

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