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# Subtraction Pirate

Description

This visually appealing and vibrant game has been designed to provide students with an engaging way to practice two digit subtraction with regrouping. This resource includes a reproducible recording sheet, which makes it a great formative assessment tool. It could be used as an extension activity or during mathematics rotations.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
• Relief Teachers
• Parents
Lesson Structure
• Rotations / Group Work
Curriculum Codes

AC9M2N06 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations, including money transactions; represent situations and choose calculation strategies; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation

AC9M4N05 9

Solve problems involving multiplying or dividing natural numbers by multiples and powers of 10 without a calculator, using the multiplicative relationship between the place value of digits

AC9M2A02 9

Recall and demonstrate proficiency with addition facts to 20; extend and apply facts to develop related subtraction facts

AC9M3N03 9

Add and subtract two- and three-digit numbers using place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to assist in calculations without a calculator

ACMNA030 8.4

Solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of efficient mental and written strategies

ACMNA053 8.4

Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least 10 000 to assist calculations and solve problems

ACMNA073 8.4

Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-5NA old

Uses a range of strategies and informal recording methods for addition and subtraction involving one- and two-digit numbers

MA1-6NA old

Uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division

MA1-4NA old

Applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers

MA2-5NA old

Uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving two-, three-, four- and five-digit numbers

MA2-4NA old

Applies place value to order, read and represent numbers of up to five digits

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-2WM old

Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

MA1-CSQ-01 new

Uses number bonds and the relationship between addition and subtraction to solve problems involving partitioning

MA1-FG-01 new

Uses the structure of equal groups to solve multiplication problems, and shares or groups to solve division problems

MA2-MR-01 new

Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems

MA2-AR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values

MA2-AR-01 new

Selects and uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving 2- and 3-digit numbers

MA2-RN-02 new

Represents and compares decimals up to 2 decimal places using place value

MA2-RN-01 new

Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent numbers to at least tens of thousands

VCMNA131

Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least 10 000 to assist calculations and solve problems

VCMNA153

Apply place value to partition, rearrange and regroup numbers to at least tens of thousands to assist calculations and solve problems

VCMNA103

Investigate number sequences, initially those increasing and decreasing by twos, threes, fives and ten from any starting point, then moving to other sequences

VCMNA111

Count and order small collections of Australian coins and notes according to their value

VCMNA114

Apply repetition in arithmetic operations, including multiplication as repeated addition and division as repeated subtraction

VCMNA108

Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays

VCMNA107

Solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of efficient mental and written strategies

Differentiation

### Modifications

Allow students to use MABs to assist with regrouping, students can play to three in a row: horizontally, vertically or diagonally