Our division resources help you drive participation and engagement using our games. You can find our games here that support division lessons as well as lesson plans, PowerPoints, and videos.
Games that Teach Division
Making Camp Lakota – Practice division skills in this free cross-curricular game. Students will also be introduced to Lakota history and culture. Earn points by solving math problems and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game as you earn items to customize your tipi. Runs on Android, Chromebook, iPad, Mac or Windows computers.
Making Camp focuses on teaching multiplication and division against a backdrop of Native American history. Choose from Ojibwe and Lakota.
Making Camp Ojibwe (Grades 3-5) Multiplication and Division. Play for free in your web browser.
Spirit Lake: The Game
Players learn how to solve multiplication, division and geometry through word problems set in the context of a stories based on the history and culture of the Dakota people. Runs on Mac and Windows computers.
Making Camp Bilingual – Play in both Spanish and English.
Making Camp Premium (Grades 3-5) The full game. This includes more videos and activities, along with a Words section to supplement language arts development.
Division Lesson Plans
Introducing Division: This lesson includes videos on division terms and explaining division as multiplication in reverse. The lesson ends with a game, Making Camp Premium, that reinforces multiplication and division facts.
Division with ELA – Practice division with any version of Making Camp, incorporated with a writing assignment.
Division Presentations (PowerPoint and PDF)
Here are your PDF and PPTX presentations for download and perusal. Students learn best when presented with multiple examples. That’s why we provided step-by-step examples worked by hand, with calculator usage also in mind. Practice makes perfect.
Learn some division vocabulary such as dividend, divisor, quotient, and remainder.
- Download Division Terms PowerPoint PPT
- Download Division Terms PowerPoint PDF
- Download Spanish Division Terms PowerPoint PPT
Examples dividing 2-digit and 3-digit numbers, from Spirit Lake: The Game.
A step- by-step example of dividing a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number using long division.
Here’s a step-by-step example of dividing a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number using long division.
Videos on Division
Division Terms – Not knowing the proper division terms can lead to very big problems! Watch this video from Making Camp to see why we need to learn division and to learn some division vocabulary such as dividend, divisor, quotient, and remainder.
BONUS: Division Terms is available in Spanish. Click the link to see this version.
Division is Just Multiplication in Reverse – What is division? If you can multiply, you can divide. Did you ever think about that? See how with these examples from our game Making Camp Premium.
Division with Remainders – What happens when a number does not divide exactly into another number? Then, you have a remainder.
Solving a Word Problem using Division – To problem-solve, start at the end with an example of a two-step word problem. Uses addition and division.
Solve Division Word Problems – Solve word problems that require dividing two-digit and three-digit numbers.
Solving Long Division Problems by Guessing – Can the first step in solving a long division problem really be to guess at the answer? Yes, yes, it can.
How to Do Long Division – This procedural video provides a short step-by-step example with two and three digit numbers.