Lesson Plan: The Subtraction Symbol | Nagwa Lesson Plan: The Subtraction Symbol | Nagwa

Lesson Plan: The Subtraction Symbol Mathematics • Kindergarten

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to identify and use the subtraction symbol to represent subtraction expressions within 10.

Objectives

Students will be able to

  • recognize the subtraction symbol (),
  • connect the subtraction symbol to the terms take away and minus,
  • match a subtraction expression to a picture or story,
  • tell stories and draw pictures to match a subtraction expression,
  • subtract within 10 using pictures, objects, and the subtraction symbol but not the equal sign.

Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

  • removing or crossing out objects and drawings to take away,
  • numbers up to 10.

Exclusions

Students will not cover

  • subtraction equations (with the equal sign),
  • numbers greater than 10.

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