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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.