## Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Subtracting from 4 - Section 2: Presentation of Lesson

I am not sure if the book really worked for introducing this lesson.  I think the students were a little confused about why we were saying we started with 4 monkeys when the book starts with 5.  Even with the model, I think the lesson would have been better with a different introduction.  I have been looking for a book that would be a better fit.  I have heard from another teacher that when she can't find a book to fit a concept she writes her own.  Looks like I might have a project for this summer!

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# Subtracting from 4

Unit 7: Subtraction
Lesson 8 of 19

## Big Idea: We have 10 fingers, so when learning to subtract starting with a number less than 10 or equal to 10, students can use their fingers to help them. Manipulatives and drawings are helpful too!

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### Christina Yingling-Smith

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