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One More, One Less Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 4 pages | Grades: K - 1

Practice foundational addition and subtraction facts using the concepts of one more and one less.

This worksheet is best used as an independent practice to assess your students’ understanding of foundational math facts and basic operations.

1 More 1 Less Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, this worksheet can be used for:

Got fast finishers? Challenge students who have a grasp on the concept by encouraging them to practice with 2 more and 2 less and/or 10 more and 10 less.

For students who need more support with adding and subtracting 1, provide manipulatives like connecting cubes or base 10 blocks to help them visualize the concept. Students can also refer to a hundreds chart or desk plate.  

A Variety of Ways to Prepare 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.  

To save paper, we suggest printing this 2-page worksheet double-sided. 

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their math notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. An answer key is also included with this download.


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This resource was created by Saumirah McWoodson, a teacher in California and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 


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