# Difference between revisions of "Division Board"

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=== Age === | === Age === | ||

− | 3-6 <br> | + | 3-6 <br> |

=== Materials === | === Materials === | ||

− | #Division Board. | + | #Division Board. |

− | #81 Green beads. | + | #81 Green beads. |

− | #9 Green Skittles. | + | #9 Green Skittles. |

− | #Division tables to work. | + | #Division tables to work. |

− | #Summary of division tables up to 81. | + | #Summary of division tables up to 81. |

#Mix sum cards (stage 1-3). | #Mix sum cards (stage 1-3). | ||

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=== Preparation === | === Preparation === | ||

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=== Presentation === | === Presentation === | ||

− | #Directress introduces the child to the Division Board and selects a division table to work with. For the first question, 24/9, Directress takes 9 skittles and says, "These 9 skittles represent 9 children". And she places the skittles along the top of the board. | + | #Directress introduces the child to the Division Board and selects a division table to work with. |

− | #Then Directress asks the child to count 24 green beads, and asks him to divide the 24 beads to 9 children. At the end, the child will find that he could not divide the beads equally. After distributing 2 beads each to a child, the remainder 6 beads could not be divided equally. Hence, we move the remainder 6 beads down to the bottom of the board and explain to the child that 24 divided by 9 is equal 2 remainder 6. | + | #For the first question, 24/9, Directress takes 9 skittles and says, "These 9 skittles represent 9 children". |

− | #Remove 1 on the skittle and now we have 8 skittles. Ask the child to divide the 24 beads now. The child will find that each skittle (child) has 3 beads. Hence, 24 divided by 8 is equal 3. | + | #And she places the skittles along the top of the board. |

+ | #Then Directress asks the child to count 24 green beads, and asks him to divide the 24 beads to 9 children. | ||

+ | #At the end, the child will find that he could not divide the beads equally. | ||

+ | #After distributing 2 beads each to a child, the remainder 6 beads could not be divided equally. | ||

+ | #Hence, we move the remainder 6 beads down to the bottom of the board and explain to the child that 24 divided by 9 is equal 2 remainder 6. | ||

+ | #Remove 1 on the skittle and now we have 8 skittles. | ||

+ | #Ask the child to divide the 24 beads now. | ||

+ | #The child will find that each skittle (child) has 3 beads. | ||

+ | #Hence, 24 divided by 8 is equal 3. | ||

#Encourage the child to work through the Division Table. | #Encourage the child to work through the Division Table. | ||

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=== Control Of Error === | === Control Of Error === | ||

− | The skittles and the holes act as control of error. <br> | + | The skittles and the holes act as control of error. <br> |

=== Points Of Interest === | === Points Of Interest === | ||

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=== Purpose === | === Purpose === | ||

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*Provide concrete experience of division using a divisor up to 9. | *Provide concrete experience of division using a divisor up to 9. | ||

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=== Variation === | === Variation === | ||

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=== Handouts/Attachment === | === Handouts/Attachment === | ||

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− | [[Category:Mathematics]][[Category:Mathematics_3-6]] | + | [[Category:Mathematics]] [[Category:Mathematics_3-6]] |

## Latest revision as of 04:13, 15 October 2009

## Contents

### Age

3-6

### Materials

- Division Board.
- 81 Green beads.
- 9 Green Skittles.
- Division tables to work.
- Summary of division tables up to 81.
- Mix sum cards (stage 1-3).

### Preparation

### Presentation

- Directress introduces the child to the Division Board and selects a division table to work with.
- For the first question, 24/9, Directress takes 9 skittles and says, "These 9 skittles represent 9 children".
- And she places the skittles along the top of the board.
- Then Directress asks the child to count 24 green beads, and asks him to divide the 24 beads to 9 children.
- At the end, the child will find that he could not divide the beads equally.
- After distributing 2 beads each to a child, the remainder 6 beads could not be divided equally.
- Hence, we move the remainder 6 beads down to the bottom of the board and explain to the child that 24 divided by 9 is equal 2 remainder 6.
- Remove 1 on the skittle and now we have 8 skittles.
- Ask the child to divide the 24 beads now.
- The child will find that each skittle (child) has 3 beads.
- Hence, 24 divided by 8 is equal 3.
- Encourage the child to work through the Division Table.

### Control Of Error

The skittles and the holes act as control of error.

### Points Of Interest

### Purpose

- Provide concrete experience of division using a divisor up to 9.

### Variation

### Handouts/Attachment