Subtracting using Objects & Drawings


Our Subtracting Using Objects & Drawings lesson plan teaches students strategies for subtracting in math problems using objects and drawings. Students complete practice problems in which they use the methods outlined in this lesson in order to solidify their understanding of the lesson material.

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Our Subtracting using Objects and Drawings lesson plan helps students understand various vocabulary related to subtraction, as well as the symbols minus sign and equals sign. Students are asked to practice writing the subtraction sentence to go along with pictures they’ve drawn, utilizing their creativity in conjunction with the information from this lesson. Students are also asked to complete practice problems in order to demonstrate their understanding of the lesson.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to subtract whole numbers using objects and drawings.

State Educational Standards: LB.Math.Content.K.OA.A.1, LB.Math.Content.K.OA.A.2, LB.Math.Content.K.OA.A.3, LB.Math.Content.1.OA.A.1

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1st Grade, 2nd Grade