Addition & Subtraction Strategies Math Facts Unit -2nd Grade Lucky to Learn Math

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This is the hands-on, standards-aligned, collaborative, and engaging 2nd grade addition & subtraction strategies resource you’ve been looking for! This addition & subtraction unit can also be used as a supplement to other math programs. Includes: teaching slides, lesson plans, warm-ups, number talks, mini lessons, collaborations, worksheets, differentiation, assessments, anchor charts, songs, and SO much more!


In this unit, students will build addition & subtraction fact fluency and work with math facts within 20. Each of the 20 lessons highlights a specific habitat/biome along with an essential math skill.

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This unit is part of a full year math curriculum! Click here to take a look and fall in love with teaching math again!

Is your current math curriculum dull and lifeless?

This unit is engaging! It includes themed lessons to pique student interest, while also ensuring they master the math standards.

Looking for resources that are easy to prep?

The activities are low-prep or no-prep! The lesson plans include icons to help you choose which activities to use during the day, and teaching slides that guide you & your students through the lesson.

Wanting your students to love math?

The math block routine will scaffold and guide students to feel successful, reach deep levels of understanding, and love math!

This resource is perfect for:

  • A complete daily math block
  • Math centers & hands-on activities
  • Math worksheets & independent practice
  • Supplemental practice
  • Math interventions
  • Math extensions
  • Number talks
  • Themed units - perfect for integrated studies


  • Unit overview & binder cover
  • Pre-assessment
  • Post-assessment
  • Anchor charts
  • Craftivity
  • Book recommendations
  • Optional activities
  • Themed unit & lessons
  • Vocabulary word cards
  • Lesson plans
  • Teaching slides
  • Warm-ups
  • Math chats (Number talk)
  • Mini lessons
  • Collaborations
  • Independent Practice
  • Interventions
  • Extensions
  • Checks for understanding

Unit 2: Addition & Subtraction Unit Skills & Strategies Overview:

*Aligned to CCSS and TEKS*


  • Part-part whole models
  • Count on
  • Doubles
  • Near doubles
  • Make ten
  • Commutative property
  • Adding on a number line
  • Associative property
  • Addition word problems


  • Part-part whole models
  • Count back
  • Subtracting on a number line
  • Count up
  • Doubles
  • Near doubles
  • Think make ten
  • Fact families/related facts
  • Subtraction word problems
  • Addition & subtraction strategy review

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Classroom teachers are already loving this resource!

—--“This is AMAZING and EXACTLY what I've been waiting on! I can't wait to continue using it and seeing the growth in my class throughout the year." - Emily B.

—--“I am going to use this as a supplement along with my district’s curriculum. Our current curriculum spirals, but doesn’t give nearly enough lessons and activities for my students to gain a true understanding of a concept or skill. With this program, I will not only have additional activities for my students to use, but also lessons, hands-on and collaborative activities, and differentiation tasks for those that need intervention or extension on the skill. This is just what I needed!”- Taylor

----- "What a fantastic set and a timesaver too! I can’t wait to dive right in and start using all of your sets as they are added. Your sets are engaging, fun and really perfect for differentiating in the classroom. I very much appreciate your hard work. Thank you so much!" - Imaginative Teacher

—--“This curriculum provides fun & interactive activities for my students. It also includes differentiated support for my small groups. I love all of the opportunities for learning!”  - Melanie

I can’t wait to hear how this addition & subtraction unit helps your student achieve success with math fact fluency in a positive, encouraging, teacher-friendly way! Send me a message after you download and let me know how it’s going. Happy teaching!


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Total Pages
700 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.
Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.


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