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Resource ID#: 45560

Primary Type: Lesson Plan

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This lesson allows students to use everyday objects in order to understand equal shares. The lesson uses "The Doorbell Rang" by Pat Hutchins to engage students during the lesson and to make a connection by using literacy in mathematics.

General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 2
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Document Camera, Computer for Presenter, Interactive Whiteboard, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector, Adobe Acrobat Reader
Instructional Time: 2 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area: Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: equal shares, division, equal groups, arrays, children's literature, dividing,
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Worksheet
Resource Collection: CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative

Aligned Standards

Name Description
MAFS.3.OA.1.3: Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Examples of Opportunities for In-Depth Focus

Word problems involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities can be used to build students’ understanding of and skill with multiplication and division, as well as to allow students to demonstrate their understanding of and skill with these operations.