Why not give your students important practice with subtraction while celebrating the start of school or the arrival of Autumn?
In this activity the students will complete minus questions and then color their answer with a corresponding color. It is like a color by numbers only using take away and a 100s chart.
This bundle comes with four different subtraction sheets making it useful for students of varying ability levels:
1) Minus questions that do not require regrouping (e.g. 37-22) which are written vertically.
2) Minus questions that do not require regrouping which are written horizontally (to encourage mental math).
3) Minus questions that do require regrouping (e.g. 51-25) which are written vertically.
4) Minus questions that do require regrouping which are written horizontally (to encourage mental math).
All 4 variation of this exercise come with an answer key.
The final image your students will create is a beautiful, red apple!
This file is also available as 11x17 sheets. These are a nice option as your students only have to handle one piece of paper. Please visit my store to get that file as well as see other Math Mystery pictures for many different themes, seasons, & holidays.
Finally, I also have apple mystery sheets for place value and addition available in my store. This would be a great way to include multi-age and multi-ability classrooms. Everyone is working on the same image but solving problems at their level! Again it is available in my store.