Big Idea:This lesson introduces a method of division that supports a conceptual approach by dividing up two digit numbers by one digit. This lesson is intended to be the entry level and contains modifications for both lower and higher level students.
Big Idea:In this lesson students learn about the meaning of a remainder through a whimsical book, "A Remainder of One" and playing games with a choice of dice, dominoes or playing cards to create their division problems.
Big Idea:In this authentic lesson, students use mandarin oranges to figure out how to create equal parts of a whole, discover why fractions exist in relation to that whole and connect it all to division. The lesson is interlaced with a lesson on prejudice.
Big Idea:Students collaborate in teams to decide if vocabulary words would be dividing words or multiplication words. They apply what they learn form the experience to take apart word problems, develop equations with variables and then solve.
Big Idea:Using an interactive website, students use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to help them discover prime numbers, understand divisibility and inverse relationships between multiplication and division.
Big Idea:Students use a class Google Doc to write their understanding of the relationship between two equations. Afterward, they examine and collaborate using the sentences they all have written to learn how to write about math.
Big Idea:This totally awesome game hones fluency and number sense skills as students bowl for their solutions, knocking down pins and trying to get strikes or spares! They prove their answers using properly written equations to solve for numbers 1-10..