# Subtracting with 5's - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - Fluency

In the "Subtracting with 5's" lesson, Kindergarten students will embark on an engaging journey to master subtraction within the realm of the number five. As part of the Counting and Cardinality unit, this lesson is crucial for developing foundational math skills that are pivotal for their future academic success. Through a series of fun and interactive activities, such as "Fruity Fives! Worksheet," "Subtracting From Fives Worksheet," "Magic Fives Worksheet," and solving Equations involving subtracting 3, 4, and 5, students will learn to comfortably subtract numbers up to 5.

Understanding how to subtract using the number 5 will enhance students' fluency in basic arithmetic operations, a key component of the fluency chapter. This skill is important as it lays the groundwork for more complex mathematical concepts they will encounter in their educational journey. It fosters their ability to think critically, solve problems efficiently, and understand the relationships between numbers. By mastering subtraction with 5's, Kindergarten students will not only boost their confidence in math but also develop a strong numerical foundation that will aid them in tackling higher-level math challenges in the future.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Fluency
Unit: Counting and Cardinality up to 20
Click on any activity below to start learning.
1st
3:00 min
Fruity Fives! Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Subtracting From Fives Worksheet
worksheet
3rd
3:00 min
Magic Fives Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Equations: Subtracting 3, 4, and 5
Quiz
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• ### Activity 1 / Fruity Fives! Worksheet

In this colorful worksheet, there are three simple equations which your kids must solve. It is important that you use fun objects and colorful texts if you wish to get your kids interested in learning math. And, of course, your children will need as much help as they can get from you, so be ready to dive right into these exercises! In this tracing sheet, help your kids solve the simple equations, and then trace a line to the correct answer.

• ### Activity 2 / Subtracting From Fives Worksheet

This worksheet uses familiar insects to help your children practice their subtraction skills. If you think your child needs some help with their subtraction skills or you just want to give them an upper hand among their peers, you might really want to consider using this colorful printout. First, get your little ones ready for the exercise by asking them to identify the different insects in the picture. Then, solve the equations and help them underline the number sentence that matches the picture.

• ### Activity 3 / Magic Fives Worksheet

In the picture here, there are colorful images and objects which your students are probably familiar with. You might want to get them properly geared up for the exercise by helping them identify the different things and people in the worksheet. In the center of the tracing sheet is the equation 5 -4. Help your students count all of the objects in the pictures, and then trace a line to all the pictures that show 5 – 4.

• ### Activity 4 / Equations: Subtracting 3, 4, and 5 - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to solve equations that involve subtracting 3, 4, and 5.