Addition Fluency (eg. 11 + 7)
Make 10 strategy (eg. 67 + 4)
Compensation Addition (eg. 98 + 79)
Arrow Addition (eg. 450 + 360)
Make 100 Strategy (eg. 440 + 280)

Add 3 numbers (make 10) (eg. 5 + 3 + 5)
Add 3 single digit numbers (eg. 4 + 7 + 8)

Addition fluency involves the ability to add numbers quickly and accurately, often without using paper and pencil. It’s a crucial skill for success in math at all levels, as it builds a strong foundation for more complex operations like multiplication and division.

1. Memorize basic facts: Focus on mastering addition facts up to 10 + 10, as these are used frequently and form the foundation for other calculations.
2. Commutativity: Remember that the order of numbers doesn’t matter in addition (e.g., 4 + 3 is the same as 3 + 4). Utilize this to rearrange numbers for easier mental math.
3. Making 10: Look for opportunities to “make 10” with one number and a part of the other, then add the remaining digits easily.
4. Rounding: Estimate the sum by rounding each number to the nearest ten and then adjust the answer slightly. Visualize and Manipulate:

Engage in regular practice with flashcards, worksheets, or online games that focus on basic addition facts.

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Adding to 10 (10 + 6 = __)
Fact Family 10 (Add & Subtract) (eg. 10 - 4)
Fact Family within 20 (eg. 15 - 8)

1-digit + 1-digit (eg. 6 + 8)
Sums across 10 (1-digit + 1-digit)
Addition across 10 (2-digit + 1-digit)

Add 3 numbers (make 10) (eg. 5 + 3 + 5)
Add 3 single digit numbers (eg. 4 + 7 + 8)

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