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Surf for More Math

Chapter 6: Addition and Subtraction

Lesson 10: Creating Addition and Subtraction Stories

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about addition and subtraction. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.

Create stories for addition and subtraction, and simulate the action with counters.

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Instructions for Use

Picture Problems allows students to match number sentences with story pictures.

You will be shown a variety of number sentences and pictures on cards. Your job is to match the pictures to the number sentences. Click on a picture (or number sentence), then click on the number sentence (or picture) that matches it. If your correct, those two cards will disappear. Continue until all the cards are cleared.

Bug Math allows students to create a number sentence basted on a story picture.

You will be shown a picture. Look at the picture and decide what number sentence it represents. Click into each box and type the number sentence that represents the picture. Watch the critters move to check your sum.