# K.OA.A.1 Lesson Plans

#### CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.OA.A.1

:
"Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

## Lesson Plans

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Music, hands-on practice, and coloring by number will make this cool addition lesson a favorite! In this lesson, your students will practice adding numbers to five.
kindergarten
Math
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Count On It: Adding and Subtracting
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Count On It: Adding and Subtracting
Adding and subtracting doesn't need to be boring! Learning to add and subtract can be done with a shoelace or while playing hopscotch.
kindergarten
Math
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Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me!
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Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me!
Students can use their play skills to demonstrate subtraction. In this lesson, your students will use a familiar rhyme to practice subtraction.
kindergarten
Math
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Bugs Away
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Bugs Away
A colorful and fun way to teach your students about subtraction. Cute creepy crawly bugs will entice your students to learn subtraction action. Added bonus is an opportunity to color bugs at the end of the worksheet.
kindergarten
Math
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Nature and Counting: It All Adds Up
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Nature and Counting: It All Adds Up
Who doesn't enjoy collecting objects from outside? Use your students' natural curiosity to spur interest in math. Your students will have fun outdoors collecting natural objects to practice addition!
kindergarten
Math
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Fishy Math
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Fishy Math
Students will have oceans of fun as they use manipulatives to create math stories about subtraction.
kindergarten
Math
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One Fish, Two Fish
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One Fish, Two Fish
This wacky lesson combines math and reading practice with a Dr. Seuss classic and some fun online games.
preschool
Math
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Get your students excited about basic math with this quirky addition lesson. It contains a bug-themed selection of games and worksheets.
kindergarten
Math
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Animal Action Subtraction
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Animal Action Subtraction
Children love animals! Use this lesson plan to teach your students about subtraction. Show them how the numbers go down as they cross out the animals. Their action makes the numbers reduce!
preschool
Math
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Let’s build! Students will explore subtraction and patterns of one less in this hands-on lesson. Get out the snap cubes and dive in.
kindergarten
Math
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In this lesson, students will have fun creating addition sentences by drawing and counting ladybug dots.
preschool
Math
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Spring Subtraction Equations
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Spring Subtraction Equations
What comes after winter? Spring! What comes after the equals sign in a subtraction equation? The difference! In this spring lesson plan, students will look at a variety of spring-themed subtraction pictures and write matching equations.
kindergarten
Math
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Act it Out!
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Act it Out!
Connect addition with real-world problem solving as students analyze and solve story problems.
kindergarten
Math
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Math Mystery Bags
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Math Mystery Bags
Use this engaging mystery bag lesson to practice addition patterns of one more with your curious kindergarteners!
kindergarten
Math
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Picture Strategy
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Picture Strategy
Students will practice using drawings and images to support them as they practice solving subtraction equations within 10. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Spring Subtraction Equations lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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How Many Presents: A Lesson in Addition
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How Many Presents: A Lesson in Addition
preschool
Math
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Nature Counting
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Nature Counting
Use this fun lesson plan to introduce or review the concept of addition to your ELs. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Nature and Counting It All Adds Up lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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Use this handy lesson plan to practice the concept of adding one! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Math Mystery Bags lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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Fishy Subtraction Stories
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Fishy Subtraction Stories
Students will love incorporating stories and sea creatures as they practice creating their own subtraction equations. It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Animal Action Subtraction lesson plan.
preschool
Math
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Counting on the Farm
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Counting on the Farm
Students will love heading to the farmyard as they learn all about early addition in this fun lesson plan! It can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Adding Cards lesson plan.
preschool
Math
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Cube Trains
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Cube Trains
Choo choo! Students will conceptualize addition as the whole of two parts as they build cube trains in this hands-on lesson. Use alone or for more addition practice before teaching Bug Addition to Ten.
kindergarten
Math
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Use this engaging lesson plan to teach or review subtraction to your ELLs. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me! lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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Monster Subtraction
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Monster Subtraction
Students will love pretending to be monsters as they get creative when solving subtraction equations. It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the lesson plan How Many Slices Are Left?
preschool
Math
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Kindergarten Daily Sub Plan Day 1
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Kindergarten Daily Sub Plan Day 1
Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this daily kindergarten sub plan! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.
kindergarten
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Use a fun card game to practice adding numbers in this fun hands-on addition lesson!
preschool
Math
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Students will get plenty of practice adding within 5 as they solve word problems with real-life contexts! Use this scaffolded EL Lesson alone or for more addition practice before teaching Ice Cream Addition to Five.
kindergarten
Math
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Making Story Problems
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Making Story Problems
In this creative math lesson, students will use familiar objects to act out story problems for their peers! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Act it Out lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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More Subtracting Fun!
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More Subtracting Fun!
In this lesson, your students will review how to solve subtraction equations using drawings to represent the problem. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Spring Symbols Subtraction lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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One Less
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One Less
Students will love learning about patterns of one less using puppets! This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the How Big is Your Tower? lesson plan.
kindergarten
Math
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Counting Fishermen
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Counting Fishermen
In this fun lesson about early addition, your students will love listening to a hilarious read aloud while learning how to add within 5. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the How Many Presents Addition lesson plan.
preschool
Math
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