1. If the dot is on top, you don't have to stop.
2. If the dot is on the floor, regroup to get more.
3. If the numbers are the same, then zero wins the game.
Placing the dot comes in handy throughout the regrouping process. Our interventions next week will focus on three digit subtraction. So, you just repeat the process for the tens place. Which has more, top or floor? This simple tip has really helped our struggling mathematicians slow down and think it through.
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I would love to hear if these are helpful. What have you found that works?