Division of Whole Numbers: Using Area Models (Part 1)4th Grade • 1 Lesson Plan
Subject: Math, Numbers and Operations Fractions
Type: 1 Lesson Plan
Materials Needed: blank white paper, pencil & crayons/colored pencils, document camera or whiteboard, grid paper, three dice per pair of students
CCSS: 4.NBT.6, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP2, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP4, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP6
Lesson Plan Description
In this lightly scripted 4th grade lesson plan, students will express background knowledge and conceptual understanding of division before transitioning into practicing using area models. Using these models, students will begin to formulate a conventional way in which to divide whole numbers.
Exit slips are also available in this lesson plan that will provide valuable instructional information to you regarding your students’ understanding of division using area models.