Introducing Division

STANDARD : Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

This division play list, with animated videos explains everything from what is a dividend to long division with remainders. All the videos are from one and a half to around three and a half minutes.

These videos can be played in class, or, in the current environment with many children learning at home, can be played on a phone or on any computer or tablet. Once students have watched the videos, they can play Making Camp Premium to practice division with single digit numbers or review their multiplication facts. Making Camp Premium is also playable on any computer, phone or tablet and can be downloaded for free as long as U.S. schools are closed. Link is at the bottom of the page.

  Play videos are in order of difficulty

1. Start with this video on division terms.

2. Next up is a video explaining that division is multiplication in reverse.

3. After watching these videos, you can play Making Camp Premium , which you can get for free here.

It can be played online on any computer, or you can download it for your phone or tablet.

The division magnets game practices division of one-digit numbers into two digit numbers, like 35 ÷ 5, the same as just shown in the video.

There are also games for multiplication and a lot of videos and games on history and English/ language arts.

That’s good for today. Come back tomorrow for more on division.

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