Grade 1 Math Assignment: Count Back Zero, One, and Two Subtraction Strategy

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Instructions: 1. Read each question carefully. 2. Use the count back zero, one, and two subtraction strategy to solve the problems. 3. Draw illustrations to help you understand and solve the problems. 4. Show your work and write the answers in the space provided.

Question 1: There were 5 apples on the tree. How many apples are left if 2 apples fell down? Illustration: (Draw a tree with 5 apples and cross out 2 apples that fell down)

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Question 2: There were 8 birds on the wire. How many birds flew away if 1 bird flew away? Illustration: (Draw a wire with 8 birds and cross out 1 bird that flew away)

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Question 3: There were 7 fish in the pond. How many fish are left if 2 fish swam away? Illustration: (Draw a pond with 7 fish and cross out 2 fish that swam away)

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Question 4: There were 6 cookies on the plate. How many cookies are left if 0 cookies were eaten? Illustration: (Draw a plate with 6 cookies)

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Question 5: There were 9 balloons in the sky. How many balloons popped if 2 balloons popped? Illustration: (Draw the sky with 9 balloons and cross out 2 balloons that popped)

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Remember to check your answers and make sure your illustrations match your answers. Good luck!