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Level 2 and 3 subtraction word problems

Overall rating 4 out of 54.7 (12 ratings)

Last updated 30 March 2014, created 13 April 2012, viewed 26,944

Two sheets of simple subtraction word problems using a variety of vocabulary, mainly TU - TU but with some 3 digit numbers. I used with low ability Year 4. The first page is slightly harder than the second page. I printed the appropriate sheet off for each group, cut them up and let the children cho More…ose which questions they wanted to stick in their book, draw a numberline for and answer - very motivating as they tried to be the one who had answered the most!

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Thanks for these...I adapted them and then changed the font colour so the first sheet were the red for the hardest numbers, the second sheet blue, for slightly less harder, then the last sheet in blank ink for simpler numbers. I'll cut them up and let the children choose which colour they aim for. Thanks though...this was the perfect starting point for what I wanted.

from DavidHowes1977, 30 March 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Fab. Thanks

from Wotworklifebalance, 09 March 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great for my LA year 4s. Thank you.

from Khalouf2, 28 February 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great problems with a range of language. Thanks for sharing.

from Cjane, 24 January 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks - very useful resource :-)

from 3littlekittens, 22 January 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5
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