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Lesson Plan: Subtracting Tens Mathematics • First Year of Primary School

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to subtract a multiple of ten from a multiple of ten and model this with place value equipment.


Students will be able to

  • model subtraction of two multiples of ten using place value blocks,
  • count back in tens to subtract,
  • use known facts to subtract two multiples of 10,
  • solve word problems involving subtraction of two multiples of ten.


Students should already be familiar with

  • subtracting one-digit numbers,
  • modeling two-digit numbers using place value blocks,
  • place value of two-digit numbers.


Students will not cover

  • subtracting tens from two-digit numbers that are not multiples of 10,
  • subtracting tens from numbers more than 90,
  • subtracting two-digit numbers.

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