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Math With Bears
Math With Bears
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Math With Bears
This bear-y fun lesson will help your students understand addition and subtraction and reward their efforts with a sweet treat!
1st grade
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
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Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me!
Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me!
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Mr. Alligator Can't Catch Me!
Students can use their play skills to demonstrate subtraction. In this lesson, your students will use a familiar rhyme to practice subtraction.
Kindergarten
Math
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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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Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
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Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Word problems can be overwhelming to students, but if they have a tool to help them, they can handle it! Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Stepping Through Addition and Subtraction Word Problems*.
3rd grade
Math
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Subtracting Buttons
Subtracting Buttons
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Subtracting Buttons
Students will love using this funny story as a guide to practice solving subtraction problems. It can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Subtraction Fishing Action lesson plan.
Preschool
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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Bugs Away
Bugs Away
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Bugs Away
A colorful and fun way to teach your students about subtraction. Cute creepy crawly bugs will entice your students to learn subtraction action. Added bonus is an opportunity to color bugs at the end of the worksheet.
Kindergarten
Math
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Reflect on the Context First!
Reflect on the Context First!
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Reflect on the Context First!
Emphasize student understanding and reasoning! This lesson plan helps learners solve story problems using sense-making strategies. This can be used alongside the lesson Solving Word Problems or as a stand-alone lesson.
2nd grade
Math
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Counting Fishermen
Counting Fishermen
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Counting Fishermen
In this fun lesson about early addition, your students will love listening to a hilarious read aloud while learning how to add within 5. Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the How Many Presents Addition lesson plan.
Preschool
Math
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Discussing Subtraction Strategies
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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Get your students comfortable with discussing multiple strategies to solve subtraction problems with this lesson on two- and three-digit subtraction. It may be taught independently or as support for the lesson Subtraction with Regrouping.
4th grade
Math
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Think About What Went Wrong!
Think About What Went Wrong!
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Think About What Went Wrong!
Use this lesson to help students build their speaking and listening skills as they learn how to critique a flawed response using discussion cards. Use this as a stand-alone support lesson or alongside the activity Break it Down!
2nd grade
Math
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Giving Gifts: All About Decimals
Giving Gifts: All About Decimals
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Giving Gifts: All About Decimals
Teach your students about keeping on budget with this fun holiday-based lesson. Students will add decimals in a real-life application as they choose gifts for friends and family without breaking the bank.
4th grade
Math
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Spring Subtraction Equations
Spring Subtraction Equations
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Spring Subtraction Equations
What comes after winter? Spring! What comes after the equals sign in a subtraction equation? The difference! In this spring lesson plan, students will look at a variety of spring-themed subtraction pictures and write matching equations.
Kindergarten
Math
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
Getting Wordy with Subtraction
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
This lesson will make solving subtraction word problems fun for students. It includes music and interaction to grab your students' attention.
1st grade
Math
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How Many Slices Are Left?
How Many Slices Are Left?
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How Many Slices Are Left?
In this food-focused lesson plan, students will get to learn from real-world examples how to solve a subtraction problem. Perfect for all of your pizza lovers!
Preschool
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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Picture Strategy
Picture Strategy
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Picture Strategy
Students will practice using drawings and images to support them as they practice solving subtraction equations within 10. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the <a href="https://www.education.com/lesson-plan/spring-subtraction-equations/" target="_blank">Spring Subtraction Equations</a> lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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Writing Decimal Subtraction Problems
Writing Decimal Subtraction Problems
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Writing Decimal Subtraction Problems
Empower your students with the opportunity to design decimal subtraction problems with a given difference (answer). Use this lesson on its own or as support for the lesson Step By Step Decimal Subtraction.
4th grade
Math
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What's the Difference?
What's the Difference?
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What's the Difference?
What's the difference.... between two numbers? Play this fun game to get students talking and practicing subtraction. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Subtraction Card Sharks.**
1st grade
Math
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Animal Action Subtraction
Animal Action Subtraction
Lesson Plan
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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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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Get Together to Regroup
Get Together to Regroup
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Get Together to Regroup
Teach your students to confidently follow the steps of regrouping in subtraction problems. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Regrouping with Popsicle Sticks: Double-Digit Subtraction*.
3rd 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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More Subtracting Fun!
More Subtracting Fun!
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More Subtracting Fun!
In this lesson, your students will review how to solve subtraction equations using drawings to represent the problem. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Spring Symbols Subtraction** lesson plan.
Kindergarten
Math
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