Practicing a Strategy for Subtraction

Are your scholars beginning to grasp subtraction, but still need a little help with two and three-digit numbers? This is an excellent visual approach to subtraction to help kids check their answers. They solve the problem (rewriting if they need to borrow) and check the difference using addition with partitioning. A graphic organizer walks them through this step clearly for the first three problems. The last eight have less scaffolding so kids can begin doing these independently.

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