Lesson Plan: Vertical Subtraction | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Vertical Subtraction | Nagwa

# Lesson Plan: Vertical Subtraction Mathematics • 1st Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to solve subtraction problems presented vertically with numbers up to 10.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• match images and vertical subtraction calculations involving numbers up to 10,
• solve subtraction problems presented vertically,
• understand that subtraction number sentences can be presented horizontally or vertically,
• solve simple subtraction word problems using vertical subtraction and models.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• subtracting numbers up to 10 with a horizontal layout,
• using manipulatives and images to subtract numbers and find the amount left over,
• subtracting by counting back,
• solving subtraction word problems.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• subtracting with numbers over 10,
• subtracting using number lines,
• subtracting zero or all of an amount to leave zero.