Teaching Addition to Students with Special Needs


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What is a manipulative?

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1. How are the numbers in touch point math manipulatives in themselves?

2. How should you teach your students the touch points on each number from 1-9?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet examines what you know about teaching students with special needs the concept of addition. You'll review your knowledge of strategies you can take, what manipulatives are and how they are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet offers the chance to check your understanding of:

  • What a manipulative is
  • How numbers are touch point math manipulatives
  • The way to teach students touch points on each number 1-9
  • Why you should phase out worksheets with touch points on numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you can pick out what a manipulative is from what you read
  • Information recall - see if you remember how to teach students touch points with the first nine numbers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret how to deepen the students' understanding of the concept

Additional Learning

If you wish to learn more about this subject, you can review the lesson, Teaching Addition to Students with Special Needs. In this lesson, you'll find more to learn about:

  • Examples of manipulatives
  • Strategies for teaching addition with manipulaties
  • A visual example of touch math points
  • How often to review these
  • Moving to worksheets
  • Knowing when to phase out touch points