# Number Matching Puzzle - Subtraction

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\$2.99 or Free on Plus | 12 pages (PDF)|Grades: 1 - 6

A hands-on game to play when learning about subtracting numbers.

Print a class set of puzzles to use during numeracy activities. Keep all the addition puzzle pieces together in one bag.

Students use their knowledge of subtraction and numbers to complete the puzzles correctly.

Download includes a high and low colour version.

For more ideas about how to use this resource read our blog 10 Ways to Arrange Students for Group Work.

#### NSW Curriculum alignment

• MA1-5NA

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

• MA2-5NA

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

#### Victorian Curriculum alignment

• VCMNA089

Represent and solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning and rearranging parts

• VCMNA106

Explore the connection between addition and subtraction

• VCMNA132

Recognise and explain the connection between addition and subtraction

• VCMNA107

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

#### Australian Curriculum alignment

• ACMNA015

Represent and solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of strategies including counting on, partitioning and rearranging parts

• ACMNA029

Explore the connection between addition and subtraction

• ACMNA054

Recognise and explain the connection between addition and subtraction

• ACMNA030

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

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