# Subtraction by Counting Back

Videos and songs to help Kindergarten and Grade 1 kids learn to relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).

Common Core: 1.OA.5

### Learning Targets:

- I can subtract by counting back, counting up from, and recognizing the -1 means the number before, and -2 means the number that is two numbers before in the counting sequence.

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More Lessons for Grade 1
Common Core for Grade 1
Addition & Subtraction Strategies: Count On +1 and Count Back -1.

Count Back 3 Subtraction Facts

Help students to practise counting backwards from a starting number, saying the next two numbers as a whisper, then the third number loudly. A number line will help students to become more confident with counting forwards and backwards.

Counting Back and Counting Up: a Mental Math Subtraction Strategy

Counting back and counting up are generally the first strategies that students are introduced to when learning subtraction. This video outlines the basic ideas behind counting back and counting up, as well as introduces several techniques for teaching.

Subtraction -1

Learn and practice subtracting 1 in this cool Math song for kids!

Subtraction -2 Math Song

Learn Subtraction, minus 2 in this easy and fun Math Song!

Subtract by Counting Back.

Subtract by Counting Back

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