Reflection: Shared Expectations Making M&M Treats Part I - Section 1: Opening

 

I use songs in the classroom on a regular basis. Sometimes I write content-related lyrics to the tune of a well known nursery rhyme, such as London Bridge is Falling Down, or I find another teacher's song on You Tube.
I use songs for many reasons. First, songs help reinforce high-level vocabulary as repeated exposure is one of the number one ways to develop vocabulary. Second, songs bring learning alive. What is often dry, uninteresting content can easily become fun and engaging. Finally, songs help students learn procedural steps. For example, when learning long division, there are several steps that can be challenging for students to learn. Instead of telling students the steps when they forget, I'll often begin humming or singing the song. Students will excitedly say, "Oh, now I get it!" 

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Making M&M Treats Part I

Unit 7: Multi-Digit Division
Lesson 2 of 9

Objective: SWBAT solve division problems with 3-digit and 4-digit dividends.

Big Idea: Students solve division problems with 3-digit and 4-digit dividends by dividing M&Ms and using the standard algorithm.

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Math, long division, standard aglorithm
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