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Basic Subtraction Video - Level 1

This video covers basic subtraction. It shows simple examples and explains what subtraction is. Use the two page handout as an additional resource for students while they watch the video. The worksheet includes one page of basic practice and another with two Answer, Find, and Color Activities, which can also be used separately.

NOTE: The video link below will take you to VIMEO. It is a website where the video is being hosted.


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Basic Subtraction - Level 1

This two page worksheet introduces subtraction. The first page is basic practice and the second page has two Answer, Find, and Color Activities.

Important note: This handout was designed to go with the short basic subtraction video above which is currently located on VIMEO, but can also be used alone.



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Basic Subtraction Facts - Level 1

These one page worksheets cover basic subtraction facts up to 9. There are three different versions to help students master mental subtraction.

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Basic Subtraction - Level 2

These one page worksheets subtract single digit numbers from two digit numbers. It continues the idea of crossing out numbers (take away) for simple subtraction. There are three different versions.

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Relating Subtraction to Addition
Level 1

These two page worksheets introduce addition and subtraction families, and help students see the relationship between the two operations. There are two different versions.

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Relating Subtraction to Addition
Level 2

This two page worksheet uses addition and subtraction families to help students see the relationship between the two operations.

Key concept: Subtraction is addition backwards.





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Subtraction - Level 1

These two page worksheets introduce subtraction of larger numbers. It uses two digit subtraction to help students understand the basic concept. There are two different versions (with and without borrowing).

Key concept: The process is the same no matter how big the numbers are.

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Subtraction - Level 2

These two page worksheets continue subtraction of larger numbers. It uses three and four digit subtraction to help students practice. There are two different versions (with and without borrowing).

Student misunderstanding: On page 2 make sure students are properly lining up the digits.

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Subtraction - Level 3

This two page worksheet covers advanced subtraction. Students should already understand the basics and know how to borrow more than once in a problem.

Student misunderstanding: Lots of students get confused when they have to borrow from zero. Just remember, "go next door and ask for more," to change the zero to ten.


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Multiple Digit Subtraction - Art
Level 3

This one page art worksheet reviews multiple digit subtraction with borrowing. Students answer the problems, and then find and shade in the square that matches each answer.

Helpful idea: Students can use different colors to create more interesting balloons.



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Answer, Find, and Color
Subtraction

These one page art worksheets review multi-digit subtraction. Students answer the problems, and color in the corresponding number for each answer. Odd answers will be one color and even answers another. Questions are different but the picture is the same.

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Subtraction using Estimation
Level 1

This one page worksheet covers basic subtraction with estimation. It uses two digit numbers and order of operations to introduce the concept.

Key concept: Even though some of these problems can be done mentally, students should be practicing their estimating skills. They should be showing their work for each problem.


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Adding and Subtracting Review
All Levels

This one page scary worksheet is designed to help students review addition and subtraction. Students add or subtract a certain number and follow the pattern until helping Action Joe escape.

Key concept: Students need to review and practice.




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The Basics

These one page, art worksheets review the four basic operations of arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). The drawing is the same but the questions and answers are different for each level.

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Subtracting with Decimals

These one page art worksheets review subtracting with decimals. Students will need to line up the decimals and digits and subtract.

Key concept: Subtract with decimals.

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Adding and Subtracting Decimals

These one page worksheets cover adding and subtracting decimals. Each worksheet includes basic practice and an Answer, Find, and Shade Activity.

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Subtracting Integers

These one page art worksheets review subtracting integers. Students are given two or three numbers to subtract. Each level has different questions, but the picture and answers are the same.


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