Subtracting from 8
Goal should be to eventually have student answer these
facts from memory, although this doesn't typically happen until later
grades. In the meantime, students typically need to calculate
the answer by
counting objects of some type.
Pay close attention to how your student finds the answer to each problem,
whether finger counting, paper and pencil, memorization etc. If too much
time is taken in calculating answers, skill should receive additional
Say each subtraction fact below and then say the answer.
Use whatever way you would
like to find the answer.