# MA.K.AR.1.2 Export Print
Given a number from 0 to 10, find the different ways it can be represented as the sum of two numbers.

### Clarifications

Clarification 1: Instruction includes the exploration of finding possible pairs to make a sum using manipulatives, objects, drawings and expressions; and understanding how the different representations are related to each other.
General Information
Subject Area: Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Algebraic Reasoning
Status: State Board Approved

## Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5012020: Grade Kindergarten Mathematics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7712015: Access Mathematics - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5012005: Foundational Skills in Mathematics K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))

## Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
MA.K.AR.1.AP.2: Given a number from 0 to 5, find the different ways it can be represented as the sum of two numbers.

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## Formative Assessments

Vanilla and Chocolate Cupcakes:

Students are asked to find all possible pairs of numbers that sum to six in the context of a word problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

Planting Rose Bushes:

Students are asked to find all possible pairs of numbers that sum to nine in the context of a word problem.

Type: Formative Assessment

## Lesson Plans

Balancing Equations:

This is an engaging, hands-on lesson to help the students understand the meaning of the equal sign. The lesson is written using a pan/equal arm balance but may be done with just connecting cubes.

Type: Lesson Plan

Decomposition with Cheerios:

In this lesson, students will use Cheerios as manipulatives for decomposing numbers 5-10. Students will be encouraged to decompose numbers in as many different ways as possible. Students will also record their decompositions as addition equations.

Type: Lesson Plan

Monster Math - Composing and Decomposing the Number 10:

This activity will have students finding ways to make ten. Students use two colors of linking cubes to make and record equations of ten.

Type: Lesson Plan

## MFAS Formative Assessments

Planting Rose Bushes:

Students are asked to find all possible pairs of numbers that sum to nine in the context of a word problem.

Vanilla and Chocolate Cupcakes:

Students are asked to find all possible pairs of numbers that sum to six in the context of a word problem.

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