Teaching kids additional subtraction strategies is one way to boost math fluency and comprehension. This guided lesson, designed by our team of curriculum experts, teaches various strategies to find the difference, and provides exercises that help kids to practice these strategies on their own. For more opportunities to practice, try downloading and printing the third grade subtraction worksheets recommended by our curriculum team.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities
Two-Digit Subtraction and Regrouping
This exercise showing how to execute two digit subtraction using regrouping makes the second step in subtraction much more accessible.
Three-Digit Subtraction on a Number Line
Take the difficulty out of three digit subtraction with this exercise that shows students how to reach the correct answer using a number line.
Estimating to Subtract
For students learning how to estimate during subtraction, this exercise will make matters much simpler.
Three-Digit Subtraction and Regrouping
Teach students how to regroup, or borrow, during three digit subtraction problems with this easy to navigate exercise.
Three-Digit Subtraction and Regrouping Numbers with Two Zeros
When students move on to three digit subtraction, they’ll appreciate the helping hand from this exercise that shows how to regroup numbers with two zeros.
Three Digit Subtraction and Missing Factors
If students are confused about how to complete three digit subtraction problems with missing factors, let them work through this explanatory exercise.
Three-Digit Subtraction Word Problems
This exercise will show students how to execute three digit subtraction after reading through a word problem.
Three-Digit Subtraction and Two-Step Word Problems
This exercise shows students how to simplify complex two-step word problems that involve three-digit subtraction.

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