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Subtraction Within 100 - Jump Strategy Puzzles

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 22 pages | Grades: 2 - 3

Practice identifying and using the jump strategy for subtraction with a set of printable math puzzles.

Jump Strategy Subtraction – The Perfect Subtraction Strategy

When teaching subtraction to primary school students, it can be helpful to use visual aids like ten frames and number lines. These tools provide a tangible representation of numbers and equations, making it easier for youngsters to grasp the abstract concept of subtraction. By engaging with these aids, students are more likely to understand the process of subtraction. 

To help your young math students master their subtraction skills, consider using this set of printable jump strategy subtraction puzzle set as a fun and challenging math station. To reinforce their understanding, the puzzles challenge them by presenting number students with a number sentence using two-digit numbers. Students will solve and match different subtraction problems with their solution and number line representation.

We’ve included 36 puzzles, an answer key, and an optional recording sheet in case you’d like to have your students solve and record their answers for accountability.

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This resource was created by Cassandra Friesen, a teacher in Colorado and Teach Starter Collaborator.


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