Games that Teach Division
Making Camp Lakota
Practice division skills in our cross-curricular game. They’ll 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 Series
All of these games teach multiplication and division. Making Camp Ojibwe is our free version. Making Camp Bilingual has the same content as Making Camp Ojibwe but is bilingual in Spanish and English. Making Camp Premium is our full game, which includes more videos and activities, along with a Words section to supplement English Language Arts (ELA). Runs on Android, Chromebook, iPad, Mac or Windows computers.
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.
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.
[Main site Division lesson plans for the year]
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 also available in Spanish here.
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.
Using Division to Solve 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.
Long Division by Example – This continues where the previous Long Division video left off. Provides step-by-step examples.