Subtraction fluency within 20 is the focus of this guided lesson for second graders. Kids will be tasked with mental subtraction, as well as with using manipulatives and drawings to add and subtract larger numbers. Word problems will help to round out the lesson, as kids follow the step-by-step method of solving subtraction word problems. For even more practice in this skill, check out our subtraction worksheets.
Do your students know how to solve word problems without a given operation? This mixed operation assessment can help you gauge student understanding of two-digit subtraction and addition word problems.
Subtraction with two-digit numbers may seem complicated, but some practice on this snowflake-themed worksheet will make your kids pros in no time! After completing the 12 numerical problems, students will flex their new skills by solving a word problem.
Kids will practice applying math to the real world with these subtraction word problems. Students will decipher information and looking at problems analytically to decide what is being asked of them and how they could go about finding the answer. These skills will benefit your students as they move on to higher level math classes. Get more basic subtraction practice with our subtraction and counting back resources.
Resources on Two-digit Subtraction Word Problems
Word problems are an effective method of teaching first, second and third graders how math applies to life. The Learning Library’s curated selection of educational resources on two-digit subtraction word problems helps students bridge the gap between their textbook and the real world.
Educators can search the list for the highest rated resources to ensure student satisfaction. Searching the most recent resources provides fresh lesson plans to replace those that may have gone stale. Some systematic lesson plans such as Subtraction Pictograph add a visual element to subtraction word problems. The Solving Word Problems plan is popular and easy-to-follow with thoughtful assignments complete with time guidelines. For singular assignments, the resource center has a generous mix of printable worksheets with different themes such as music, sea creatures and Pokemon to make subtraction more appealing.
An illustrative interactive storybook The Shark Dentist teaches kids double-digit word problems without feeling like tedious practice. These tools along with other Learning Library resources convert students into more adaptable learners capable of applying any math problem to a real-life scenario.