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Students learn how to divide whole numbers.

 

 

BASIC MATH: DIVISION

Dividing Whole Numbers

 

Understand how to divide whole numbers.

 

Objectives:

  • Students will know basic definitions for division

  • Students will know how to divide numbers with answers that work out evenly

  • Students will know how to divide numbers where there is a remainder

  • Students will know how divide numbers that are multiples of 10

Suggested Grades:

Third Grade - Fourth Grade - Fifth Grade - Sixth Grade

Note: This lesson also may be used by older students seeking business math review, for example, a refresher for those entering an administrative type position.

 
 

 

DIVIDING WHOLE NUMBERS LESSON PLAN

 

Teaching Materials

  • One copy of text per student

  • Lesson - Dividing Whole Numbers (see below for printable lesson)

  • Prepared Examples

  • Overhead

Method:
1. Present the idea that division is subtraction of groups of numbers

2. Show a few simple examples

3. Introduce the terms Dividend, Divisor, and Quotient

4. Introduce the different signs (mathematical operators) that represent division

5. Go through examples of each and identify the Dividend, Divisor, and Quotient

6. Do practice drills on matching the correct number and the correct term

7. Discuss the fact that division is the inverse of multiplication

8. Work through a few examples

9. Discuss the concept of dividing by 0. Explain why the answer to such questions is undefined

10. Ask the class whether the order of the numbers in a division question matters. Discuss the correct answer.

11. Introduce long division

12. Work through examples that work out evenly

13. Go through the multiplication check at the end of each.

14. Ask what would happen for questions that did not work out perfectly.

15. Work through questions with remainders and perform the checks.

16. Introduce questions involving multiples of ten. Work though the various types of questions.

Assessment/Evaluation
Have students complete worksheet. A passing grade is 70% or greater.

 

 

 

 

Lesson Printable Materials - Worksheets

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BASIC MATH - DIVIDING LESSON

Dividing Whole Numbers Lesson *

Printable lesson worksheet and questions.

 

 

 

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