Subtraction Strategies Anchor Chart: 3 Digit Numbers

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Subtraction Strategies Anchor Chart

Need to reinforce conceptual understandings in subtraction? Looking to gain some additional subtraction strategies under your belt to support the common core math standards? This poster kit resource is just what you need! The Subtraction Strategies Anchor Chart – 3 Digit Numbers provides clear visuals for 7 different subtraction strategies.

There is also a student reference guide for kids to use at their desks.

6 Subtraction Strategies Include:

(1) The Traditional Algorithm
(2) Partial Differences
(3) Counting Up with a Number Line
(4) Counting Up Algorithm
(5) Base Ten Model
(6) Making Friendly Numbers
(7) Expanded Form

What's Included?

* Student reference booklet with mini versions of chart (for home or school use)
* 7 illustrations for each subtraction strategy
* Guiding Questions
* Recording Sheet

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.
Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.
Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.


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