# Math Lesson - Enrichment, Adding and Subtracting to 1,000, Grade 3

In this enriching lesson titled "Adding and Subtracting to 1,000," third-grade students will delve into the foundational aspects of numbers and fractions. Through engaging activities like the "Construction Zone Math: Relating Subtraction and Addition Worksheet" and the "Presidential Maze: Addition and Subtraction Worksheet," students will explore the intrinsic relationship between addition and subtraction. They will learn crucial skills such as how to efficiently add and subtract numbers up to 1,000, an essential competency for their mathematical development.

Understanding these operations and their interconnection is crucial not only for mastering higher-level math concepts but also for applying these skills in real-life situations. Whether it's calculating change, managing time, or even distributing resources equally, the ability to add and subtract accurately forms the basis of many everyday calculations.

Moreover, by engaging in these activities, students will enhance their problem-solving abilities, improve their numerical fluency, and develop a deeper understanding of the number system. This lesson aims to build a strong foundation in mathematics that will support students' academic growth and foster a positive attitude toward learning more complex mathematical concepts in the future.

Estimated classroom time: 6 min
Chapter: Adding and Subtracting to 1,000
Unit: Foundations in Numbers and Fractions
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1st
3:00 min
Construction Zone Math: Relating Subtraction and Addition Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Presidential Maze: Addition and Subtraction Worksheet
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• ### Activity 1 / Construction Zone Math: Relating Subtraction and Addition Worksheet

When a number in an addition equation is missing, one can solve for the missing number using subtraction, instead. This can be a tough concept for students to master, but by doing so, they increase their number sense and set the stage for algebraic concepts. Use this adorable worksheet to engage learners with colorful equations and a cute construction theme that is sure to catch their eyes. Show your child how to use subtraction to solve for the missing number and complete by circling the correct answer.

• ### Activity 2 / Presidential Maze: Addition and Subtraction Worksheet

Social studies meets math on this unique addition and subtraction worksheet from Kids Academy! For this exercise, the President of the United States needs help being elected and someone must check the votes! To get started, instruct learners to go through each problem to check which are completed correctly. If it’s incorrect, leave it alone, but draw a line through all the correctly answered problems!