An AskERIC Lesson Plan
Date: August 1998
Grade Level: 2-4
Subject: Arithmetic
Overview: Rhyme for doing subtraction with regrouping from 10's to 1's
Purpose: Help students identify and do subtraction with regrouping
Objective(s): Students will do subtraction with regrouping correctly.
Duration: One 45 minute period
Resources/Materials: None Required
Activities and Procedures:
1. Write the following rhyme on the board:
More on top?
No need to stop.
More on the floor?
Go next door,
Get ten more.
Numbers the same?
Zero's the game.
2. Do an example as shown below to demonstrate what each stanza of the rhyme means.
Example 1:
Look at the numbers in the one's column and ask:
More on top? | 36 |
No need to stop. | 22 |
14 |
Example 2:
Look at the numbers in the one's column and ask:
More on the floor? | 42 |
Go next door, | -26 |
Get ten more. | 16 |
Example 3:
Look at the numbers in the one's column and ask:
Numbers the same? | 35 |
Zero's the game. | -15 |
20 |
Assessment: Observe students at work.
Do they do problems correctly?
So they recite rhyme to help them do the problems?
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