# Make 10 Strategy First Grade Worksheets

Adding Doubles (eg. 3 + 3)

### Make 10 Strategy First Grade Worksheets

When one addend is 8, the “Make 10” strategy involves recognizing that 8 is two less than 10. The idea is to adjust the other addend to make a 10, making the addition more straightforward. Here’s how you can use the “Make 10” strategy when one addend is 8:

1. Recognize the Relationship:
Understand that 8 is two less than 10. You’re looking for the number that, when added to 8, completes the 10.
To make a 10, subtract 2 from the other addend (6) and add to 10.
8 + 6 = 10 + 4
3. Write the Sum:
The sum is 14 because
10 + 4 = 14.

So, 8 + 6 can be thought of as 10 + 4 using the “Make 10” strategy.

Visualization:
You can visualize this using a number bond or a ten frame.

Note: The “Make 10” strategy can be applied in various addition problems, not just when one addend is 8. It’s a versatile method that helps simplify addition by taking advantage of the relationship between numbers.

Have a look at this video, if you need to review how to use the make 10 strategy when one of the addend is 8.

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