*Contributor: Danielle Childers. Lesson ID: 10077*

Sometimes, when working subtraction problems, it's hard to picture the problem using just numbers. Why not picture the problem using pictures? Learn the "difference" when you create picture problems!

categories

subject

Math

learning style

Visual

personality style

Beaver

Grade Level

PreK/K, Primary (K-2)

Lesson Type

Quick Query

Are you strong like the Hulk? I know you are! Can you imagine how much food the Hulk must eat? At a restaurant, the cook made 10 hamburgers, and the Hulk came in and ate 8 of them! How many were left over for the other customers?

In this lesson, you will use *pictures* to solve subtraction problems!

How would you solve the big Hulk hamburger question?

The subtraction *number* sentence would be: 10 - 8 = 2.

If we showed that subtraction problem with pictures, it would look like this:

There were 10 hamburgers, and then we crossed out 8, because the Hulk ate them. Now we see there are only 2 left.

- Do you think it is easier to subtract if you use pictures?
- Do you know what the
*answer*of a subtraction problem is called? It is called the*difference*.

Now, continue on to the *Got It?* section to switch from food to toys!

We help prepare learners for a future that cannot yet be defined. They must be ready for change, willing to learn and able to think critically. Elephango is designed to create lifelong learners who are ready for that rapidly changing future.

Copyright© 2019 Elephango | Contact Us
| Terms & Conditions