Students sort subtraction flash cards according to the subtraction strategy used to determine the difference. Strategies included are counting back,using doubles, think addition, and making tens.
Includes a set of flashcards through 12-12, 4 sorting cards, 4 strategy posters, and recording sheets in color and gray scale.
Finding the solution to each problem may not be the primary goal of this activity.
Determining which strategy best fits the problem is an important skill to learn without being encumbered with the actual computation. Once this skill is mastered, computation can also be completed.
About the Seller
My name is Nikki and I have been teaching for 20 years. I am a true believer in learning through discovery, providing children the opportunity to sort, build, and manipulate materials to gain understanding and make connections.