Illuminations: Shirts Full of Buttons

Students explore subtraction in the comparative mode by answering questions of “How many more?” and “How many less?” as they match sets of buttons.

They also make and discuss bar graphs based on the number of buttons they are wearing.

 

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Math Topics
Addition & Subtraction, Data, Graphing & Statistics
K-6, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade

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