Big Idea:This lesson is an introduction to subtraction. It is fun and interactive, which is the way kinders learn best. The goal for this lesson is for the students to be able to make a connection between a model and the corresponding algorithm.
Big Idea:Kindergartners love to draw, color and share their work. In this lesson they are given the opportunity make a class subtraction story problem book by drawing pictures to represent the stories.
Big Idea:In this lesson, the students learn to draw pictures to match subtraction problems in order to form a solution. They learn to listen for actions in the story that indicate the use of subtraction in order to solve the problem.