Repeated Subtraction

When you divide, you take a larger group and split it into smaller groups. In this math movie, Annie and Moby solve division number sentences by subtracting the same number over and over again. Learn how to skip-count or use a number line to help you divide. You'll also explore other strategies for solving division sentences, such as using related multiplication facts and creating fact triangles.

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Repeated Subtraction Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about repeated subtraction. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Repeated Subtraction. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Repeated Subtraction Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about repeated subtraction as a strategy for division. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Repeated Subtraction topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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