Reflection: Student Led Inquiry Checking your quotient - Section 3: Practice


During this part, students wanted me to tell them whether or not their solutions were correct.  I had to keep reminding them that they could use the distributive property to check.  Part of this strand is that students can divide fluently and the distributive property not only helps them find the value for their quotient, but it also helps them decide if their solution is correct.  


  Student Led Inquiry: Getting students to use the distributive property
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Checking your quotient

Unit 4: Number Sense
Lesson 6 of 26

Objective: SWBAT divide multi-digit numbers fluently.

Big Idea: Making connections between multiplication, the distributive property , and division will help students learn to divide with ease.

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