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Subtraction Strategies
Subtraction Strategies
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Subtraction Strategies
Get your students synthesizing various subtraction strategies as they work with a partner to solve word problems. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Froggy Subtraction
Froggy Subtraction
Lesson Plan
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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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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Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Discussing Subtraction Strategies
Lesson Plan
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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Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Thinking Deeply About Word Problems
Lesson Plan
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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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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