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Math Lesson Plan — Solve Subtraction Word Problems

In this engaging math adventure, students will develop their problem-solving skills by solving a variety of subtraction word problems. Through interactive activities and visual models, they will learn strategies to tackle real-world scenarios. From relating subtraction scenarios to expressions and equations to using the part-part-whole model, students will gain a deep understanding of subtraction word problems. With practice and reflection, they will become proficient problem solvers!

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By understanding the context of each problem, you can determine whether it involves taking away or decreasing something. This helps you relate it to the subtraction symbol.

You can count back, use visual models like number lines or part-part-whole models, or write equations that represent the situation.

Practice solving different types of word problems using various strategies. Reflect on your solutions and discuss them with your peers.


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