Teaching kids additional subtraction strategies is one way to boost math fluency and comprehension. This guided lesson, designed by our team of curriculum experts, teaches various strategies to find the difference, and provides exercises that help kids to practice these strategies on their own. For more opportunities to practice, try downloading and printing the third grade subtraction worksheets recommended by our curriculum team.
In this lesson, students must become detectives to solve for the missing number in each subtraction problem. They will develop and use their powers of mathematical reasoning using number bonds to find differences.