Addition and Subtraction to 10
Students firstly learn Addition Facts to 10 and below. Included in this are addition doubles and best friends to 10.
Subtraction is the Opposite of Addition
Once students know basic addition facts they are ready to learn that subtraction is the opposite of addition. For every addition fact students know, they also know some subtraction facts.
4 + 4 = 8 so 8 - 4 = 4
6 + 4 = 10 so 10 - 6 = 4 and 10 - 4 = 6
Addition and Subtraction
Once students know the basic addition and subtraction facts to 10 they need to practice answering mixed questions.