Single Digit Subtraction Activity

How to teach Subtraction

Using Single Digit Subtraction Activity, students solve single digit subtraction equations to build their subtraction fluency.

Subtraction fact fluency helps your students as they subtract multi-digit numbers. If your students have fact fluency, then they can focus on more rigorous word problems.  This activity gives  your students practice and quick response to know if they have the correct answer!

Draw two number cards. Then, write down the numbers in a math problem, with the greater number on top, and calculate the difference.

Other resources to use with this Single Digit Subtraction Activity

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

Use this Missing Addition and Subtraction Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by reviewing fact by writing facts on the board and having students solve. Next, have students complete activity independently or with a partner. Then, students continue their practice with the provided worksheet. Finally, students check over your answers with a partner and fix any incorrect answers.  Once finished, have students write their own word problem based on the equations from the activity.

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