Let’s Workout Our Brain Add Subtract Within 20 Activity

Let’s Workout Our Brain Add Subtract Within 20 Activity

How to teach Adding and Subtracting

In this Let's Workout Our Brain Add Subtract Within 20 Activity, students fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies.

Your students need as many opportunities as possible to build their addition and subtraction fact fluency.  This activity will give your students the opportunity to practice. This activity can be used in multiple scenarios- small group, math center, partners, and whole class lesson.

Students shuffle the cards and lay them face down in the center. Flip over a card so that it is face up. The first player to say out loud the number to make the card equal twenty gets the card. The player who has the most cards win.

 

Other resources to use with this Let's Workout Our Brain Add Subtract Within 20 Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about addition.

Use this Three Addend Addition Activity as an additional resource for your students.

You may introduce this activity  by reviewing fact families or practicing math facts using Addition Flash Cards.  Next, students practice solving equations. After time to work, students explain how they found the sum or difference. When you are choosing students, be sure to look for a variety of strategies! Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students share strategies that they used to solve. Once finished, students can write their own word problems to match the equations from the problem.

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