Thanksgiving Subtraction Word Problems
This is a set of 6 different Thanksgiving subtraction word problems. Students will use 4 different strategies, to solve the problem. These strategies are illustrations, a ten frame, a number line, and finger count. Using fingers is a strategy that is to be used in kindergarten. They will color the number of fingers to show the first number and X off the number taken away. They will show their problem in an equation format. They will also write their answer using a number word.
The children will add their name to the word problem and read it. Then they will solve the problem using illustrations, a ten frame, a number line, and fingers. They will show their moves on the number line and circle the number that shows the answer. An equation will be written to show their problem. They will also write their answer using a number word.