When I first begin teaching my students multiplication and division, we learn multiple strategies for both operations. After I have taught both multiplication and division for a few weeks, I find it very helpful for students to have the strategies side by side in their notebooks to compare the two operations.This mini lesson or interactive notebook page helps students recognize the similarities and differences between multiplication and division.
Looking for a way to introduce division to your students? This FREEBIE is a sample of my complete unit. It covers the basic division facts of dividing by 2,3,4, and 5. Each set of facts is introduced by using manipulatives before moving on to the division