Illuminations: Finding the Balance

This lesson encourages students to explore another model of subtraction, the balance.

Students will use real and virtual balances. Students also explore recording the modeled subtraction facts in equation form.


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Math Topics
Addition & Subtraction
K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

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