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I decided to make some anchor charts for addition and subtraction key words. I got the idea from Jodi at Fun in First (she has really great ideas... if you haven't checked out her blog, you NEED to). Here is the addition chart (I love how it is shaped like an addition sign): After downloading both documents, print on card stock, arrange nicely on addition/subtraction shaped posters, and laminate.
About half of my students are having trouble remembering the rules for double digit subtraction. This poster and song, if used frequently, might help them to remember the rules and experience more success when doing double digit subtraction problems.