Subtraction and Counting Back Resources
Find more subtraction practice through a variety of resources below. Students can visuals, number lines, and an equivalent addition problem in order to determine which works best for them. Allow your student to practice even more with our two-digit addition word problems resources
Scholastic Resources on Subtraction and Counting Back
Unlike reciting the alphabet backward, learning to count backward is as important as counting forward. First and second graders learn how counting backward and subtracting takes away from a number. This simple math method is used all the time, from balancing budgets to determining a distance traveled.
is a lesson plan for first graders that teaches students how to add up to 20 and subtract back down to 0 using dice. Similarly, Whole Body Subtraction
teaches kids to count back from 20 with a number line aid. There are handy printable worksheets that introduce students to counting backward and subtraction. Printouts include simple word problems and traditional subtraction practice with colorful illustrations.
The What's Missing? Subtraction Song
is a catchy way for kids to study subtraction, and there are many fun online subtraction games for kids to get more practice. Students will succeed with the resources on subtraction and counting back in the Learning Library.