Addition Strategies and Subtraction Strategies Unit for Math Workshop


This lesson plan unit focuses on adding and subtracting 2- and 3-digit numbers within 1000 in the guided math workshop model using strategies based on place value. Strengthen your students’ addition strategies and subtraction strategies with the lessons in this unit. It includes an array of strategies to reach all learners, as well as different forms of assessment, enrichment, remediation, and more!
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This Product Includes

✓ Split strategy (AKA: partial sums, expanded forms, or decomposition) for adding and subtracting
✓ Jump strategy (AKA: counting on, counting back, or use of a number line) for adding and subtracting
✓ Shortcut strategy (AKA: compensation or friendly numbers) for adding and subtracting
✓ The traditional algorithm for addition, along with a shortcut method to assist students who struggle with the traditional method
✓ The subtraction algorithm
✓ Subtracting with zeroes
✓ The relationship between addition and subtraction
✓ The properties of addition
✓ The use of the hundred chart (patterns and to add, subtract)

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Pre-test and post-test
✓ Vocabulary cards for your word wall or practice
✓ Anchor charts
✓ Detailed mini-lessons with hands-on lessons – (concrete, semi-concrete, and some abstract)
✓ Worksheets for practice
✓ Task cards
✓ Games
✓ Remediation and enrichment activities
✓ Answer keys
✓ Mini-assessments (ticket out the door, etc.)

These lessons are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With 15 complete lesson plans in this unit, that’s less than a dollar a day for everything you need–worksheets, centers, scripted lessons, vocabulary, and much more! It’s definitely worth the value!

This unit plan is perfect if you have always wanted to implement math workshop but weren’t sure how or just starting out! This unit plan saves you time! Take back your weekends without sacrificing quality teaching!