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.

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  Subtraction Center Ideas
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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.

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