In the lesson titled "Relate Addition to Subtraction," third-grade students will embark on an engaging journey within the "Foundations in Numbers and Fractions" unit, which is a part of the "Adding and Subtracting to 1,000" chapter. Through a series of thoughtfully designed activities, such as the "Related Addition and Subtraction Facts Worksheet," "Voting Worksheet," and "The Three Branches of Government Worksheet," students will gain a comprehensive understanding of how addition and subtraction are interconnected operations within mathematics.

Key learning objectives include mastering the concept of number families with larger numbers, identifying the missing number in equations, and choosing the right operation to solve real-world problems. By relating addition to subtraction, students will enhance their arithmetic skills, laying a solid foundation for more complex mathematical concepts in the future.

This understanding is crucial as it not only improves their problem-solving capabilities but also fosters a deeper appreciation for the practical applications of math in everyday life. For example, through the "Voting Worksheet," students will apply their knowledge to understand democratic processes, illustrating the importance of mathematics beyond the classroom. This lesson promises to be a pivotal step in nurturing confident and competent mathematicians.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Adding and Subtracting to 1,000
Unit: Foundations in Numbers and Fractions
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Related Addition and Subtraction Facts Worksheet
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Voting Worksheet
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3rd
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The Three Branches of Government Worksheet
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Relate Addition to Subtraction (Number Families With Larger Numbers, Find the Missing Number in an Equation, and Choose the Rig
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• Activity 1 / Related Addition and Subtraction Facts Worksheet

Relating addition with subtraction helps builds your child’s sense of numeracy as he or she will soon understand how numbers truly work.
Offer your child related addition and subtraction facts worksheets like this one to help your child gain a deeper sense of numbers in a quick and enjoyable way!

• Activity 2 / Voting Worksheet

Review two concepts in one with this awesome worksheet that pairs social studies with math! While working, children will be reminded of the democratic concept of voting. To solve the problems, assist learners in observing the problem and determining if it needs a plus or minus. Instruct kids to «vote» for the correct answer by drawing a line from the problem to the correct operation symbol. Tally up the votes to check for correct answers!

• Activity 3 / The Three Branches of Government Worksheet

Students learn best when they can relate information from one concept to another to remember it by. This incredible worksheet pairs math with social studies to make an analogy. Just like the three branches of government work together, addition and subtraction work together to help us solve equations! Help your child discover the relationship between addition and subtraction by completing the number sentences under each national landmark. Discuss how learners can  use both to solve tricky problems!

• Activity 4 / Relate Addition to Subtraction (Number Families With Larger Numbers, Find the Missing Number in an Equation, and Choose the Rig - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to relate addition to subtraction.