Reflection: Student Grouping Division Game With Dice - Section 2: Division Game & Rules

 

Because this game is not competitive, it is an opportunity to group students of differing abilities. I have found that students will naturally begin teaching each other when their answers do not match. When they explain to each other, it creates a real world context for them to express their mathematical thinking, describing their strategies and using a math vocabulary (MP3, MP6). The students become each other's teachers, with very specific questions and answers generated by their own experience. 

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Division Game With Dice

Unit 5: Division
Lesson 5 of 5

Objective: SWBAT practice division skills using groups and number lines.

Big Idea: Practicing division skills through a game format engages students.

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Subject(s):
Math, Number Sense and Operations, Critical Area, division
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