Addition and Subtraction to 5

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Kindergarten Adding and Subtracting up to 5 GameKindergarten Addition and Subtraction up to Five Game

Online Math Lesson - Addition and Subtraction to 5

Here's a fun and engaging math lesson that helps students practice adding and subtracting to 5. This kindergarten lesson is designed to help students master basic addition and subtraction up to five. By completing this lesson, students will become proficient in basic addition facts up to five and basic subtraction facts up to five.

Students will be given a variety of addition and subtraction problems in this kindergarten math lesson. Some addition and subtraction problems use place value blocks. Others are multiple choice questions, such as: 'Which makes 5?' with two choices, '2 + 2' and '2 + 3'. Still others use different visual aids like ten frames and pictures (flowers, cars, bowling balls, etc.)

Kindergarten Adding and Subtracting up to 5 LessonKindergarten Addition and Subtraction up to Five Lesson

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SWhen students practice adding and subtracting to five in this 'I Know It' math lesson, they will discover several features (available across all 'I Know It' lessons) that help them succeed in their math practice. A progress-tracker on the right-hand side of the screen lets students know how many questions they've answered in the lesson thus far. A score-tracker shows students how many questions they've answered correctly so far. A hint button in the lower-left corner of the screen gives students a written or pictorial clue to help them get started on the addition or subtraction problem. If the students get an answer wrong, an explanation page appears to show students, step-by-step, how to answer the question correctly, so they can learn from their mistakes.

Additionally, the speaker icon in the upper-left corner of the screen indicates the read-aloud feature. When students click this button, the problem will be read aloud to them in a clear voice. This feature is ideal for ESL/ELL students and students who excel at auditory learning.

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Students will log in with their unique user name and password. Their homepage displays large icons and a kid-friendly design. Under the 'My Assignments' section, students will find the math lessons you've given them to complete. They also have the option to explore other lessons at their grade levels, as well as lessons at different grade levels. The grade levels in student mode appear as 'Level A,' 'Level B,' 'Level C,' etc., so that you can assign lessons based on skill level.

Kindergarten Adding and Subtracting up to 5 ActivityKindergarten Addition and Subtraction up to Five Activity


This interactive math game is categorized on 'I Know It' as a Level K lesson. It may be ideal for kindergarten or first grade students.

Common Core Standard

Operations and Algebraic Thinking

Students will demonstrate an understanding of addition as putting together and adding to, and of subtraction as taking apart and taking away from. Students fluently add and subtract within five.

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