# Max Maths, Year 1, Learn together, Solving addition stories

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Maths
Year 1
Max Maths
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In the 'Max Maths, Year 1' curriculum, young learners are introduced to the concept of addition through engaging and relatable stories. These 'Solving Addition Stories' exercises are designed to make the process of learning addition both fun and practical. For example, one story involves a group of kittens, with two on the floor and four in a basket. The children are encouraged to find out the total number of kittens by adding the two groups together. Through this story, they learn that 2 plus 4 equals 6, leading them to understand that there are 6 kittens altogether.

Another story used to teach addition features a character named Samir, who has 6 presents initially. He then receives 3 more presents from his friend Jade. Children are asked to calculate the total number of presents Samir has now. By working through the story, they apply addition to find that 6 plus 3 equals 9, concluding that Samir has 9 presents in total. These simple numeric stories are designed to help Year 1 students grasp the basics of addition in a context they can easily visualize and comprehend, setting a strong foundation for their mathematical learning journey.

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