Addition Word Problems | Sums Within 10 | Change Unknown | Think Boards and Posters


The word problems in this resource deal with addition sums within 10 and are all “Change Unknown” 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 – “Change Unknown” 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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Other teachers have said:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  “This resource is great. I have laminated the sheets and used them in class as Maths rotations as well as sent them home as a homework activity.” Jo B.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  “Students are thinking about their maths in a much deeper level. Thanks.” Julie C.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “These are great practice for morning work or a quick math practice before stations/guided math! I like them because not only are they great practice for the kids, but they look very similar to our district snapshots. It makes it less confusing for the kids with they have to take their snapshots.” Reaby G.

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