Understanding Teen Numbers 11-20: New Look!


common core teen numbers title pageKindergarten students struggle to learn those ever so difficult teen numbers.  They don’t follow the pattern.  11?  12?  and why do we say 7 and then teen?  Why not teen-seven?

The kids constantly write and say their teen numbers backwards and have difficulty identifying them.

common core teen numbers sample page

Common Core changes our approach to teaching teen numbers.   Instead of starting with identification, we start with the value of the number;  showing the value with counting, cubes, ten frames, tally marks, place value,  number lines, and number sentences.


common core understanding the teens title Each set give you helpful teaching tools and  the repeated practice they need to understand and identify the teen numbers.

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Mastery over the teen numbers has grown for my students using these practice pages.  I hope that you also find success for your students.

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Enjoy!

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