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Subtraction Fishing Action
Subtraction Fishing Action
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Subtraction Fishing Action
Make subtraction delicious with this fun "fishing" game! Learning to take away will be delightful when your students fish for goldfish crackers.
Preschool
Math
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Math Mind Magic
Math Mind Magic
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Math Mind Magic
Every student can be a magician after this lesson in mentally adding and subtracting by 10. No previous magic training required!
1st grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
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Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
Who doesn’t like to spend money and plan parties? Students will subtract two-digit numbers as they calculate the remaining money for their party supplies. They will subtract in multiples of ten and focus on place value.
1st grade
Math
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Subtraction Strategies
Subtraction Strategies
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Subtraction Strategies
Get your students synthesizing various subtraction strategies as they work with a partner to solve word problems. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Animal Action Subtraction
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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Art Subtraction
Art Subtraction
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Art Subtraction
Practice subtraction with art! Help early learners grasp the concept of "taking away" using drawings. This lesson helps students work toward subtraction with numerals, and the mastery of simple shapes.
1st grade
Math
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One Less
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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Subtracting from Multiples of 100
Subtracting from Multiples of 100
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Subtracting from Multiples of 100
This lesson will help students build an understanding of multiples as they learn how to subtract from multiples of 100!
2nd grade
Math
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Mental Math Bingo with Multiples of 10
Mental Math Bingo with Multiples of 10
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Mental Math Bingo with Multiples of 10
Students will practice mentally adding and subtracting 10 to multiples of 10 up to 100 by playing an all time favorite: BINGO! Use alone or alongside the lesson Subtracting From Multiples of 100.
2nd grade
Math
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Froggy Subtraction
Froggy Subtraction
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Froggy Subtraction
Students will love competing to be the first frog to catch the fly as they practice jumping on a number line to subtract. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Whole Body Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Whole Body Subtraction
Whole Body Subtraction
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Whole Body Subtraction
Students will be jumping with joy after this lesson that helps them practice their subtraction skills with physical activity.
1st grade
Math
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Number Chart Subtraction
Number Chart Subtraction
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Number Chart Subtraction
Subtraction will be practiced through the use of a number chart, creation of subtraction problems, and a worksheet.
2nd grade
Math
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Active Math
Active Math
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Active Math
Have a class that can't sit still long enough to practice their addition? This activity puts math and PE together to help your kids add up to 20 while being active!
1st grade
Math
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Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
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Adding Three-Digit Numbers on an Open Number Line with Froggie Game
Students will have fun adding larger numbers using an open number line, first by practicing and then playing a dice game in pairs or triads called Go Froggie!
3rd grade
Math
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Big Spenders
Big Spenders
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Big Spenders
Get ready to do some shopping! In this lesson, students will learn about subtracting 100 from multiples of 100 when making big purchases.
2nd grade
Math
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How Big is Your Tower?
How Big is Your Tower?
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How Big is Your Tower?
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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Number Chart Boogie
Number Chart Boogie
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Number Chart Boogie
Get out those hundred charts! It’s time for students to dive into subtracting multiples of ten.
1st grade
Math
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The Ten Monster
The Ten Monster
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The Ten Monster
Here comes the Ten Monster! Get ready to learn about subtracting tens in this hands-on lesson.
1st grade
Math
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Make a Big Difference
Make a Big Difference
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Make a Big Difference
Master rounding and estimating skills by having students challenge their classmates in the Make a Big Difference game. Roll three dice two times to arrive at two three-digit numbers. The largest difference wins!
3rd grade
Math
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Multiples of 10
Multiples of 10
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Multiples of 10
Help students gain confidence in recognizing multiples of 10 as they critique a flawed response. Use as a stand-alone scaffolded EL support lesson or prior to teaching Big Spenders.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson Plan
Thermometer Subtraction: Number Line Adventures
Thermometer Subtraction: Number Line Adventures
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Thermometer Subtraction: Number Line Adventures
Practicing subtraction using a thermometer for a number line makes math fun! In this lesson, your students will get more comfortable with subtracting two digit numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Race to 120
Race to 120
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Race to 120
Build familiarity with numbers from 1 to 120 with this fun game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Then Came One.**
1st grade
Math
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