I have this friend.
He's pretty hilarious.
Or thinks he is anyway, lol.
When we were in college and working graveyard shift at a local manufacturing company, he'd ask the weirdest questions.
When I'd answer, he'd always ask, "Are ya' lyin'?"
"Are ya' a tiger?"
"Ummm. . .no."
"Are ya' lyin' about lyin'? 'Cause ya' can't lie about lyin'!"
Anyway. . .that's the totally unnecessary background knowledge (which I've been reading this oh so fascinating book about how background knowledge is a necessary component into comprehension) so you can comprehend my blog post title. And maybe understand why I chose to have the kids feed the "lying" equations to the lion. . .or maybe not. Maybe it will just make you realize that I really am as weird as you thought.
I need MORE SLEEP!!
Anyway. . .(the most common used word to transition to a totally different topic or to return a group to the topic that was supposed to be the main topic). . .
Are ya' LION?
Simply wonderfully adorably awesome clip art from Michelle at Cre8tive Hands (you MUST go check out her blog if you haven't yet!!!) will make a fun subtraction fact practice for your littles (1.OA.7 – Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false).
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