## Free Place Value Mystery Picture

Place value doesn’t have to be boring! Place Value Mystery Pictures are fantastic practice for understanding place value AND using…

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Place value doesn’t have to be boring! Place Value Mystery Pictures are fantastic practice for understanding place value AND using…

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Have you seen The Early Finisher Board around and wanted to create one of your own? Have you started…

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Long division is often identified as the most difficult math concept to teach. If we as teachers struggle with teaching…

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If you find your head spinning when you think about all of the addition strategies that you should be teaching,…

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WHAT IS A FRIENDLY NUMBER? In this case, we refer to friendly numbers as a number that is easy…

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Compensation is a mental math strategy for multi-digit addition that involves adjusting one of the addends to make the equation…

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Breaking up the second number is a mental math strategy for addition. Some students may find this method more efficient…

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Left-to-right addition (also known as front-end addition or the partial sums method) is one of the most powerful mental math…

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Depending on the grade level that you teach, you will handle adding plus 7, 8, and 9 a bit different…

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The doubles facts are generally an introductory set of facts that we want our students to memorize. We can relate…

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Counting On is a beginning mental math strategy for addition. It is generally taught as an introductory mental math…

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