## Envision Math 2nd Grade Textbook Answer Key Topic 1.4 Stories About Separating

**Stories About Separating**

Question 1.

__ – ___ = ___

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Question 2.

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Question 3.

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Question 4.

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**Home Connection** Your child used connecting cubes to show subtraction. Then he or she wrote a subtraction

sentence.

**Home Activity** Ask your child to count a set of small objects, such as paper clips. Ask your child to make up a story in

which some of the items are separated from the set. Then have your child say the corresponding subtraction sentence.

AF 1.0 Students model, represent, and interpret number relationships to create and solve problems involving

addition and subtraction. Also AF 1.2, AF 1.3.

**Guided Practice**

Draw a picture to find the difference. Then write a subtraction sentence.

Question 1.

Nick finds 14 shells. He gives 9 shells to Ella. How many shells does Nick have left?

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Question 2.

Sue has 10 stones. She puts 7 in the water. How many stones does Sue have now?

__ – __ = __

__ stones

Do you understand? How do you find the difference in a separating story?

**Independent Practice**

Draw a picture to find the difference. Then write a subtraction sentence.

Question 3.

There are 10 beach balls. The wind blows 4 of the balls away. How many balls are left?

__ – __ = ___

__ balls

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Question 4.

Tia sees 15 sand crabs. 8 hide in holes in the sand. How many sand crabs does Tia see now?

__ – __ = ___

__ sand crabs

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**Problem Solving**

Draw a picture to find the difference.Then write a subtraction sentence. Stories About Separating

Question 5.

There are 11 birds swimming. 7 birds fly away. How many birds are swimming now?

____ birds

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Question 6.

Alex has 8 sand pails and 1 shovel. He gives 3 pails to Mark. How many pails does Alex have left?

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Question 7.

Journal Write a separating story about the shells. Use pictures, numbers, or words.

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