This year, third graders will build a stronger understanding of division. This guided lesson uses the repeated subtraction strategy as a way of teaching division. The lesson shows how division problems can be solved by repeatedly subtracting the same number (the divisor). Not only does this help students solve division problems, but it also builds a conceptual understanding of division. For more practice, check out the suggested division worksheets.
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Sir Whiskers is considering a newcomer for his cat crew, but she needs to show off some math skills to be accepted. In this silly story, kids learn all about division in the process. With birthday cupcakes on the line, kids learn division terms and strategies to solve problems by reading about how the new cat helps Sir Whiskers split up items for his crew and the hamster gang.