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Overview

In this activity, students will use a digital device to access the "Add to Ten" from ABCya, use input devices (mouse, touch screen, and/or keyboard), and Google Sheets in order to demonstrate finding the number that makes ten for any number from one to nine.

"Add to Ten" from ABCya provides a fun and educational interactive game that helps students demonstrate finding the number to make ten for any number given between one and nine. "Add to Ten" is very visual, provides feedback, and scaffolds instruction when students answer incorrectly.

The Google Sheets template, "Count to 10 - Decomposing Numbers" will allow students to apply their skills of finding a number to make ten for any number given between one and nine. The Google Sheets template provides immediate feedback for students.

The application activities will allow students to demonstrate the mathematical skills as well as digital literacy skills of using input devices, locating letters and numbers on a keyboard, and using digital devices both independently and collaboratively.

This activity was created as a result of the DLCS Resource Development Summit.

UP:DLCS18.K.7

• keyboard
• letters
• numbers

Knowledge

Students know:
• where letters and numbers are located on a keyboard.

Skills

Students are able to:
• point to letters and numbers on a keyboard when prompted.
• can type simple words using a keyboard.

Understanding

Students understand that:
• the letters and numbers on a keyboard are the same on every standard English keyboard.

UP:DLCS18.K.12

Knowledge

Students know:
• basic features of various digital devices.

Skills

Students are able to:
• use basic features of handheld/mobile devices collaboratively.
• use basic features of handheld/mobile devices independently.
• use basic features of desktops and laptops collaboratively.
• use basic features of desktops and laptops independently.

Understanding

Students understand that:
• they can interact with apps on handheld devices via touch.
• they can access programs and software on computing devices.
• they can enter information in various ways.

UP:MA19.K.11

• Compose

Knowledge

Students know:
• Characteristics of addition and subtraction contexts such as putting together, adding to, taking apart, and taking from.

Skills

Students are able to:
• Represent quantities and operations physically, pictorially, or symbolically.

Understanding

Students understand that:
• two smaller quantities join to create a larger target quantity.
• A quantity may be broken into smaller quantities.
• Mathematical tools and representations (ten frames and ten fingers) can be used to solve problems efficiently.

Phase

During/Explore/Explain
After/Explain/Elaborate
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

• Students will be able to identify the number that makes 10 for any given number between 1 and 9.
• Students will be able to add numbers between 1 and 9 to make 10.
• Students will use basic features of various types of devices both independently and collaboratively.
• Students will use a keyboard to locate letters and numbers.

Activity Details

1. The students will access the ABCya interactive Add to 10 using a digital device.
2. Students can work collaboratively or independently on the activity, but each student will practice adding to ten using the interactive.
3. Once students have practiced counting to 10 through the interactive on ABCYa, the students will then work inside of Google Sheets to complete number bonds to 10.
4. The teacher will need to share with students the Count to 10 - Decomposing Numbers Google Sheets template for the activity.
5. In Google Sheets, students will input the missing number in the number bond to add to 10. When the student inputs the correct answer, the cell will turn green. If the student inputs the incorrect answer, the cell will turn red.
6. Students can practice with counting to 10 and number bonds using the template.

Assessment Strategies

Assessment Strategies

Assess students on their proficiency with the standards using the Count to 10 - Decomposing Numbers activity.

Background / Preparation

1. The teacher will need to have enough digital devices for students to work in groups or individually.
2. The teacher will need to distribute the Count to 10 - Decomposing Numbers template to each student or each group using a learning management system or another method.
3. The teacher will have already taught the concept of adding, counting to ten, and decomposing numbers.