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Are you ready to practice basic subtraction within twenty? This lesson will help your students become subtraction experts! All subtraction problems in this basic math lesson have minuends and subtrahends less than 20. To find the difference, students will be presented with a variety of question types.

Some problems feature a set of counters. Some of the counters have X's through them to represent the part that is taken away, or the subtrahend. The counters are accompanied by a subtraction number sentence. Other problems are word problems. Here's an example of a subtraction word problem your students might be given: 'Emily made 12 snowballs. 3 melted. How many does she have now?' Still other problems might be presented as word problems accompanied by a number line, such as: 'What subtraction sentence does the number line show?' Students will either type their answer in the blank space or choose from multiple choices.

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When students log in with their own user name and password, they will see a student version of the site homepage complete with large icons and a kid-friendly layout. Under the 'My Assignments' section, they'll be able to see what math lessons were given to them by you. They will also be able to explore additional topics and lessons at their grade level, or even math lessons at other grade levels, should you choose to make that option available to them under your account settings. Grade levels in student mode appear as 'Level A,' or 'Level B' instead of 'Grade 1' or 'Grade 2'. This way, you can assign lessons based on your students' skill level.

This interactive math lesson is considered a Level A lesson. It may be ideal for first grade students.

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Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Students will represent and solve problems that involve addition and subtraction. They will be able to use subtraction within twenty to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking away from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with the aid of objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Subtraction Fact Drills within Ten (Level A)

In this first grade-level math lesson, students will practice subtracting within ten. Questions are presented in a drill-style format.

Subtraction Fact Drills within Twenty (Level A)

Students will practice subtracting within twenty in this first grade-level math lesson. Questions are presented in a drill-style format.