Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Meanings for Division - Section 3: Group Activity


The best part of the lesson for the students was when they had the chance to write their own word problem.  I was surprised that they were so excited about it.  All of them wanted to share their problems.  I decided to let them all share their word problems, then let the other students in the class come up with the division number sentence and multiplication sentence that went along with the word problem.  This gave me the opportunity to hear if there was mastery of the skill.

I learned something very important from the activity.  I will allow the students to create or write their own math problems more often.  It will both help their writing skills and help them  think critically by coming up with problems that go along with the skill being taught.

  Meanings of Division
  Adjustments to Practice: Meanings of Division
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Meanings for Division

Unit 9: Multiplication and Division Meanings
Lesson 11 of 15

Objective: SWBAT use and draw models to solve division problems.

Big Idea: Drawing models can make division easier.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, division, Operations
  45 minutes
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