Drawing Subtraction Story Problems - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - Addition and Subtraction Story Problems

In the "Drawing Subtraction Story Problems" lesson, kindergarten students will delve into the fascinating world of subtraction, but with a creative twist. Throughout this lesson, which is a part of the "Addition and Subtraction Story Problems" chapter, students will learn to visualize and solve subtraction problems through engaging activities designed for their grade level. This lesson falls under the unit "Additional Practice with Numbers up to 20," ensuring students gain a solid foundation in handling numbers within this range.

Key learnings include understanding the concept of subtraction as taking away from a group, recognizing subtraction situations in daily life, and expressing these scenarios through drawings. The "Harvesting Subtraction Stories Worksheet" will guide students to imagine and depict subtraction situations related to harvesting, helping to cement their understanding through a familiar context. Meanwhile, the "Grocery Shopping Subtraction Worksheet" introduces a relatable scenario where students will draw and solve subtraction problems inspired by grocery shopping experiences.

Understanding subtraction and being able to visualize and solve related problems are crucial skills for kindergarten students.

Estimated classroom time: 6 min
Chapter: Addition and Subtraction Story Problems
Unit: Additional Practice with Numbers up to 20
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3:00 min
Harvesting Subtraction Stories Worksheet
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2nd
3:00 min
Grocery Shopping Subtraction Worksheet
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• Activity 1 / Harvesting Subtraction Stories Worksheet

Before beginning this worksheet, ask your kids if they know what the word ‘harvesting’ means. If they don’t, you can easily teach them what harvesting is, and show them the pictures in this worksheet to help them learn better. There are two simple word problems in the printout. Help your kids read the word problems, and then use the pictures to solve the problems. Ask your kids to check the box above the correct answer.

• Activity 2 / Grocery Shopping Subtraction Worksheet

When you go grocery shopping, are your kids usually excited to go with you? Well, in this worksheet, your kids can relive going to the grocery store as they help the family in the worksheet with their own shopping. There are two simple word problems in the printout. Help your children read the word problems aloud, and then help the families shop by using the pictures to solve the word problems. Circle the correct answers.