Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Using Mental Math to Divide - Section 4: Closure


The students used patterns for the multiples of 10 and 100 during the multiplication unit.  This prepared them for using patterns in division.  In this particular lesson, the students were able to use the shortcut method they learned previously in order to sovle the division problems.  The basic facts were used, then the zeros were counted.  I feel that it is important that the students can recognize patterns that will help them accomplish solving whatever problems that are set before them.

  Using Patterns
  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Using Patterns
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Using Mental Math to Divide

Unit 12: Multiplying and Dividing
Lesson 15 of 23

Objective: SWBAT use basic facts to solve division problems with 3-digit dividends and 1-digit divisors.

Big Idea: Using basic facts can help you divide 3-digit dividends and 1-digit divisors.

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