Dive deep into using base-ten blocks to solve two-digit subtraction problems with regrouping. This lesson can be used independently or in conjuction with the lesson Double Trouble: Subtraction Practice.
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.
Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction
Can you break a ten? An everyday exchange of money can help students think about regrouping to subtract. Students will use bundled popsicle sticks to see how values grouped into tens can be regrouped into ones to allow us to subtract.
How many ways can you solve the same problem? In this fast paced lesson all about subtraction your students will learn all about different problem solving strategies. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Bugs Away** lesson plan.
What exactly does the number 97 mean? How about 454? In this lesson, students explore how two-digit numbers are made up of tens and ones. Then they use this understanding to subtract numbers within 1000.