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Level Two > Number and Algebra

Subtraction Game

Purpose: 

This game allows students to practice their subtraction skills.

Achievement Objectives:

Achievement Objective: NA2-3: Know the basic addition and subtraction facts.
AO elaboration and other teaching resources

Specific Learning Outcomes: 

recall basic subtraction facts

Required Resource Materials: 
2 dice (if you can find 10-sided dice they are even better)
Playing board
Counters
Activity: 
  1. The student rolls the dice and places each into one of the top two squares on the playing board.
  2. They then solve the resulting subtraction equation, either using counters, by imaging, or by using known facts.

More playing boards could easily be generated to keep the game interesting.

playing board.