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Basic Subtraction

Basic Subtraction

An operation is a way to solve a math problem, such as addition and subtraction. In this movie, you’ll learn how to subtract, or take away, using different strategies. You can count back to find the difference or use fact families and related facts to subtract. You can also use a fact triangle, a number line, or draw pictures to help you subtract. You'll watch as Annie writes and solves subtraction sentences using numbers, the minus sign, and the equal sign. What is 10 – 2?

## Math Facts and Number Sense Lesson Plan: The Jelly Bean Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-4, students will use jelly beans in an online game and real jellybeans as math manipulatives to practice number sense concepts, such as counting, more and less, estimation, algebraic thinking and missing addend equations, and addition and subtraction math facts.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Number Jumble Math Game Lesson Plan: Multiples

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online math game) to practice multiplying whole numbers and/or decimals. Students will identify patterns within a multiplication table and create their own multiplication tables with unique patterns.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Basic Subtraction Lesson Plan: Fun With Fact Families

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K through 3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to learn how to use a variety of strategies to subtract small numbers. They will also learn about fact families while working collaboratively in independent groups.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Basic Subtraction Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about basic subtraction. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Basic Subtraction. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

## Basic Subtraction Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about basic subtraction. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Basic Subtraction topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »