# 1 Step Subtraction Word Problems - Using Drawings to Write Equations - Lesson for Grade 2, Chapter - Word Problems Sums and Differences within 100

In this engaging lesson titled "1 Step Subtraction Word Problems - Using Drawings to Write Equations," second-grade students will embark on a mathematical adventure, diving deep into the realm of word problems that focus on sums and differences within 100. This lesson falls within the broader unit of Applications in Operations Within 1000, specifically designed to enhance students' subtraction skills through practical, real-world applications.

Throughout this lesson, students will engage in a variety of activities, including the Halloween Word Problems Printable, Pirate Subtraction Worksheet, Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Subtraction Worksheet, and Addition and Subtraction Word Problems. These activities are not only themed to capture the students' interest but are also meticulously crafted to cater to different learning styles. By using drawings to represent subtraction problems, students will learn to visualize mathematical concepts, thereby strengthening their ability to interpret and solve word problems. This method aids in bridging the gap between abstract numbers and their practical applications, making mathematics more accessible and enjoyable.

Understanding how to solve word problems using subtraction is crucial at this stage of mathematical development.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Word Problems Sums and Differences within 100
Unit: Applications in Operations Within 1000
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1st
3:00 min
Halloween Word Problems Printable
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Pirate Subtraction Substraction Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Subtraction Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Halloween Word Problems Printable

Word problems don’t have to be boring! Stir up some fun with spooky witches and ghastly ghosts as your child completes halloween word problems for 2nd grade!
Your child will be ready and waiting for halloween after solving these ghoulishly fun subtraction word problems from Kids Academy!

• ### Activity 2 / Pirate Subtraction Substraction Worksheet

Ahoy, matey! Let’s learn to subtract the pirate way, with this fun-filled math worksheet: pirate subtraction!
Featuring delightful ships and treasure chests, colorful illustrations provide your little learner with the visuals needed to practice math using a useful strategy and a fun theme!

• ### Activity 3 / Reggie's Reuse Word Problems: Subtraction Worksheet

Kids love to help their friends be better stewards of the earth and the earth's resources and with this charming PDF, your child will help their pal Reggie solve subtraction word problems to figure out how many plastic bottles he has and can reuse. With one-to-one number representation, your child will use the pictures to solve the problem and choose the possible appropriate matching number equations and solutions.