Unit 3  Division
This division unit focuses on the various division strategies you can use to solve a division problem. Below are some resources to help parents and students understand the various strategies we are using in class. In addition are resources for other, related division lessons.
Introduction to Long Division
Division Strategies
Dividing Using Friendly Numbers  
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Distributive Property
Interpreting the Remainder
The remainder in a division problem can be interpreted in 3 ways. You can either:
Watch the video we saw in class again, below:
 ignore the remainder.
 interpret it as a fraction or a decimal.
 round the remainder up
Watch the video we saw in class again, below:
Modeling Division with Base Ten Blocks When the Divisor Represents the Number of Groups.
Students are learning WHY and HOW the standard algorithm of division works by using base ten blocks. Here is a great video that can demonstrate to students and parents how this works.
Modeling Division with Base Ten Blocks When the Divisor Represents the Number of Items In Each Group
Dividing using the Partial Quotients Method
When dividing, instead of solving using the standard algorithm, you can use the partial quotients method. Below is a video that describes how to complete a division problem using the partial quotient method.
Dividing with Double Digit Divisors
Modeling Division of a Decimal by a Whole Number Using Base Ten Blocks
Modeling Division of a Decimal by a Decimal Using Base Ten Blocks
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