3 Act: Christmas Treats – Division 2.0

This task can be used two different ways.  It is designed to show the reciprocity between multiplication and division.  This post will lay it out as a division problem. The standard that this best addresses is 3.OA.A.2.  The previous post laid out a similar multiplication problem with a single digit divisor and dividend.

Act 1: 

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What did you notice?  What do you wonder?

How many columns of 8 will fit on the pan?

Give a too low estimate and a too high estimate.

Act 2:

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What do you know?  What do you need to know?

Act 3:

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Extension:

I am packaging these in packages of 8 for gifts.  How many packages will I need?

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