Reflection: Modeling Expanded Notation for Dividing Hundreds - Section 2: Concept development


This was a good lesson that my students really enjoyed.  I heard almost from the beginning of the lesson, "Can we try one on our own?"  This is always a great feeling as an educator when students are comfortable telling me that they think they can do it with out me. I then get to sit back and watch and observe them show and communicate to me what they know.

As you can see in my reflection video, I had some fun surprising outcomes as students choose the problems they solved.  I'm looking forward to tomorrows lesson as we expand this method to include four digit dividends.

  Students love Expanded Notation
  Modeling: Students love Expanded Notation
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Expanded Notation for Dividing Hundreds

Unit 7: Division with Whole Numbers
Lesson 7 of 16

Objective: SWBAT divide three digit dividends by one digit divisors using expanded notation to build quotients.

Big Idea: Students practice a division strategy with a partner.

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