Videos and solutions to help Grade 3 students understand the meaning of the unknown as the size of the group in division.

Common Core Standards:3.OA.1, 3.OA.3

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New York State Common Core Math Module 1, Grade 3, Lesson 4

Lesson 4 Concept Development

Concrete to abstract: Division as fair share, relate the answer
to the unknown factor.
I bought a new pack
of 18 markers. I wanted to share them with Mrs. Sanders, so
I divided them into 2 equal groups. How many markers did I give to Mrs. Sanders?

Pictorial to abstract: Analyze a picture to write a division equation wherein the solution tells the size of the
group.

Abstract to pictorial: Analyze equations for the meaning of the solution and represent the equation with a
drawing.

3.

Divide 25 erasers into ______ equal groups.

There are _________ erasers in each group.

8. Mr. Doyle has 20 pencils. He divides them equally between 4 tables. Draw the pencils on each table.

There are ___________ pencils on each table.

20 ÷ ________ = __________

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