Reflection: Math Centers - Subtraction - Section 2: Introducing Centers

 

Finding subtraction centers that would work for my students was a bit more challenging than finding addition centers.  It seems like there are a lot of things out there online and in stores for students just learning addition, but not so much for students just learning subtraction.  I do really like the Piggy Bank Subtraction from Kindergarten Crayons because it aligns to the lessons that we are doing right now with taking away from a given number.  My grade partner created the Monster Subtraction and Loosing Teeth Subtraction.  They give students a fun and creative way to come up with subtraction word problems and gives them the opportunity to also practice writing equations.  My students were able to do all of these centers independently and I received some very cute Monster Subtraction and Loosing Teeth Subtraction papers to hang up in the classroom.

  Subtraction Center Ideas
  Subtraction Center Ideas
Loading resource...
 

Math Centers - Subtraction

Unit 7: Subtraction
Lesson 11 of 19

Objective: Students will be able to independently practice addition and subtraction.

Big Idea: In order to pull small groups during math instruction, the rest of the students need engaging activities that they can complete independently. These centers allow students to practice a variety of math skills including subtraction.

  Print Lesson
5 teachers like this lesson
piggy bank subtraction
 
1
2
3
4
Similar Lessons
 
Spin It Addition!
Kindergarten Math » It All Adds Up!
Big Idea: Kindergarteners love to play games. Learning games can help students expand on concepts, learn new things, and build on what they already know. In this lesson, kindergartners use spinners to count and add with a partner. It's a class favorite!
  Favorites(6)
  Resources(20)
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
Dawn Gunn
 
Leaves of a Different Color
Kindergarten Science » Fall
Big Idea: Collecting leaves from the playground, sorting, counting and recording data helps students practice a basic scientific skill - analyzing data.
  Favorites(7)
  Resources(21)
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
Joanne  Clapp
 
Criteria for Success: Story Problem
1st Grade Math » Creating a Culture of Math
Big Idea: Students learn the basics of "Modeling with Mathematics" (CCSS.MP.4) as they practice putting their thinking on paper in this beginning of year lesson.
  Favorites(7)
  Resources(15)
New Orleans, LA
Environment: Urban
Amanda Cole
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close