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Subtracting 2-Digit Numbers Worksheet

Practice 2-digit subtraction with regrouping with this drill and practice worksheet.

What do you call a sleeping dinosaur? Complete this worksheet to find out!

This 8-problem subtraction worksheet is best used as independent practice of the subtraction algorithm.

Students will solve the 2-digit subtraction sentences to find the difference, which has a letter of the alphabet associated with it. Then they will use their answers to solve the riddle at the bottom of the worksheet by writing the letter that corresponds to each difference.

Subtracting 2-Digit Numbers Worksheet: Scaffolding & Extension Tips

Got fast finishersEncourage students in need of an additional challenge to write word problems to accompany each of the subtraction equations on the worksheet.

For students who need extra support, you may wish to provide manipulatives (such as blocks or counters) or a hundreds chart to assist students in completing the equations.

Preparing This Resource

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.

This resource was created by Allie Kleijnjans, a teacher in Pennsylvania and Teach Starter Collaborator.

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Curriculum

• Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower

Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.

• Mathematics

The principal focus of mathematics teaching in lower key stage 2 is to ensure that pupils become increasingly fluent with whole numbers and the four operations, including number facts and the concept of place value. This should ensure that pupils dev...