Practice the “using doubles” addition strategy to solve addition problems to 20.
This worksheet is best used as independent practice as part of your Mathematics lesson.
Students use doubles facts to work out the answers to the near doubles addition problems.
Using Doubles Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this worksheet as a:
- Math center activity
- Post-lesson exit ticket
- Homework assignment
- Whole-class review (via smartboard)
Got fast finishers? Encourage students who require an additional challenge to write their own word problems for each of the addition sums on the worksheet.
You may like to provide students who need extra support with a number line or with manipulatives (such as blocks or counters) to help them add the numbers.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
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This resource was created by Allie Kleijnjans, a teacher in Pennsylvania and Teach Starter Collaborator.
Don’t stop there! We’ve got more activities to help you cut down on lesson planning time:
A fun, hands-on game students can play to practice the 'Near Doubles' addition strategy. A set of addition dominoes to use in the classroom when applying the doubles +1 strategy. A worksheet to help students practice the doubles minus one addition strategy.
A fun, hands-on game students can play to practice the 'Near Doubles' addition strategy.
A set of addition dominoes to use in the classroom when applying the doubles +1 strategy.
A worksheet to help students practice the doubles minus one addition strategy.