Grade Level: 1st Skill: Addition and Subtraction Topic: Addition, Subtraction and Equal Signs Goal: Understand the meaning of the symbols +, -, and =. Skill Description: The student will understand the meaning of the following symbols; + (to add), - (to subtract), and = (equals).

### Sample Problems

 (1) If you see this sign (+) in a number sentence, what do you do? (add) (2) If you see this sign (-) in a number sentence, what do you do? (subtract) (3) What does this symbol mean (=)? (equal) (4) Circle the equal sign in this problem: 1+3=4 (5) Circle the sign that tells you to subtract. + - =

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### Extra Help Problems

 (1) Circle the sign that tells you to add. + - = (2) If I want to add two numbers together, which symbol will I use? (+) (3) If I want to subtract two numbers, what symbol will I use? (-) (4) What symbol do I use when I am going to show the answer to an addition or subtraction problem? (=) (5) Create a problem that shows addition. Draw a picture to match. (6) Fill in the missing sign. 3___ 9 =12 (+) (7) Fill in the missing sign. 11___ 4 = 7 (-) (8) Fill in the missing sign. 1+2 ___ 3 (=) (9) Fill in the missing sign. 11____ 8 = 19 (+) (10) Fill in the missing sign. 27___ 6 = 21 (-) (11) Create a problem that shows subtraction. Draw a picture to match. (12) Create a problem that shows addition. Draw a picture to match. (13) Fill in the missing sign. 11+4___ 15 (=) (14) Fill in the missing sign. 8 ___ 7 = 15 (+) (15) Fill in the missing sign. 33 ___ 22 = 11 (-) (16) Fill in the missing sign. 22+5___ 27 (=) (17) Fill in the missing sign. 61 ___ 5 = 66 (+) (18) Create a problem that shows addition. Draw a picture to match. (19) Create a problem that shows subtraction. Draw a picture to match. (20) 3 ___ 4 = 7 + – = (21) 5 ___1 = 4 + – = (22) 9+4 ___ 13 + – = (23) 8__ 11 = 19 + – = (24) 47___5= 42 + – = (25) 6 +7 ___ 13 + – =