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This long division PowerPoint provides students with an overview of how to solve long division problems with a zero in the dividend. There are clearly stated steps in this PowerPoint, as well as an acronym to help students remember the steps. There are also several examples given.
This long division PowerPoint presents a pneumonic device in which the first initial of generic family members names corresponds with the first initial of the proper steps to follow when solving a long division problem with a 2 digit divisor. Thorough explanations and "think aloud" strategies provide an effective model for teaching this math skill.
Fifth and sixth graders answer 60 multiplication problems, 30 involve multiplying decimals. Next, they answer 50 problems where they add fractions with different denominators. Pupils answer 36 long division problems, 18 involve dividing decimals, then solve 40 problems where they subtract fractions with different denominators.
Associating new information with a familiar image or word is a great way to build connections and memory. This presentation goes through the steps of the long division process associating each step with a member of the family. Your students will have no trouble remembering mom/multiply, brother/bring down, or Rover/repeat or remainder. Tip: Repeat this process using a different color for each step.
This resource provides learners with three different methods for solving long division problems. The same problem is used to show each of the methods, which include guess and check, repeated subtraction, and the classic method. This may be a big help for showing kids that there are multiple ways to solve a single problem.