Lesson Plan:

Multi-Digit Division

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August 10, 2015
by Caitlin Fahey
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August 10, 2015
by Caitlin Fahey

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to complete multi-digit division problems.


Introduction (10 minutes)

  • Tell students that today they will be learning how to solve multi-digit division problems.
  • Review long division with students.
  • Complete a few review problems on the board where students can observe your steps and recall any strategies you have taught them up until this point.
  • If possible, have students use mini whiteboards to solve warm up problems independently.

Explicit Instruction/Teacher Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Pass out the Solve the Division Riddle worksheet.
  • Complete the first and second problems by displaying them on the document camera or whiteboard.
  • Allow students time to complete the first five problems on the sheet.
  • Answer any questions students may have about this review.

Guided Practice/Interactive Modeling (10 minutes)

  • Hand out the Division Duplication worksheet.
  • Model problems on the board as needed.
  • Take time to focus on the steps of long division. Do not rush through the steps.

Independent Working Time (20 minutes)

  • Allow students to work independently on the worksheets.
  • When finished, they can move onto the Zoey Chase is on the Case worksheet.



  • Enrichment: Advanced students could be given the Division Word Problems worksheet to complete.
  • Support: Pull aside struggling students for extra assistance.


Assessment (10 minutes)

  • Bring students together into a group.
  • Review worksheets students have completed.
  • Answer any questions students may still have about the lesson.

Review and Closing (5 minutes)

  • Ask students to think of real world applications for the kind of math problems they encountered today.
  • Have students share their ideas with the class.
  • Take any final questions your students have about the lesson.

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