# Composing numbers

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### Composing and decomposing numbers is a mathematical skill that should be introduced in Pre-K and further elaborated on in Kindergarten. It involves helping children break numbers down into sub-parts. A child who can compose and decompose numbers understands that 2…

Kelly Jorgensen saved to Kindergarten Math

### More Practice with Composing and Decomposing...this time with Classroom Games! How do you manage the different levels of learners in your classroom? In our room, we enjoy teaching with guided math. While small group instruction is going on, the other students are engaged "in the workshop." The children have math partners. In the workshop, they are required to do some sort of paper/pencil task (facts, problem solving, etc.). Then they are free to play one of our math games which reinforce…

Sarah Lyn saved to Grade 1math

### Here is a simple, fun way to practice number bonds in your math groups – use dominoes! Not only do students love using the dominoes, but they also get practice with subitizing, counting, and addition as well as number bonds. Students place dominoes on their sheets (I place the sheets in page protectors and re-use […]

Diane saved to DIY School

### My kids have been rocking math lately! I am so impressed by their ability to use the language that I teach them. We had a VP walk through our class a few weeks ago and she sat down with one of my students and asked her what she was doing. She replied "Oh I'm decomposing numbers. Decomposing is when you take a big number and break it apart into smaller numbers." Boom. She was surprised ("Did she just say the word decomposing!?") and we were so so proud. Since most kids seem to have…

Susan McCuan-Harron saved to Kindergarten ideas

### What is the difference between composing and decomposing numbers? How to teach decomposing numbers in kindergarten and first grade with...

### Grab these free candy corn math worksheets to learn addition and subtraction concepts by composing and decomposing the number 10!

Karen Parr saved to kindergarten

### How to teach primary learners how to decompose numbers using hands-on activities

Heather Cook saved to Math

### My kids have been rocking math lately! I am so impressed by their ability to use the language that I teach them. We had a VP walk through our class a few weeks ago and she sat down with one of my students and asked her what she was doing. She replied "Oh I'm decomposing numbers. Decomposing is when you take a big number and break it apart into smaller numbers." Boom. She was surprised ("Did she just say the word decomposing!?") and we were so so proud. Since most kids seem to have…

Connie McLaughlin saved to Decomposing Numbers