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,

**Resource Collection:**CPALMS Lesson Plan Development Initiative