Fluency Activity# Meter Strip Subtraction: Taking Multiples of 10 from Numbers Within 10 to 100

Lesson 1. Unit 3. Grade 2 EngageNY

EngageNY5 min(s)

This Fluency Activity is a part of the Lesson 1, Unit 3, Grade 2. The pace in meter strip subtraction may be too rapid for some groups of students. If necessary, adjust it by providing more practice with multiples of 10 before moving on to other numbers. Students start with their fingers at 0 and slide to the whole amount each time. This step maintains their knowledge of the distance between 0 and a given measurement. It provides visual and kinesthetic reinforcement of number sequence and relationships between numbers on the number line for students who may need it.