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Multiplication & Division Unit 7: Division with Decimals

Key Concept: A digit in one place represents one tenth of the value of the place to its left.

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Lesson Sequences

M.7-1-1 Divide Single-Unit Decimals by 10, 100, or 1,000  |
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use models to divide single unit decimals by 10, 100, or 1,000. (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5-8 min)
M.7-1-2 Divide Two-Unit Decimals by 10, 100, or 1,000  |
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use models to divide two-unit decimals by 10, 100, or 1,000. (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5-8 min)
M.7-1-3 Model Division by 10 with Decimals  |
View Lesson Opener Sketch-It (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use bar models that illustrate equal shares division to divide two-unit decimals by 10.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5-8 min)
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Key Concept: Measurement division can be used to determine how many times a quantity of a specific size is contained in a total quantity.

Lesson Sequences

M.7-2-1 Divide Whole Numbers by Decimals  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Sketch-It (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use a number line model to illustrate measurement division when dividing a whole number by a decimal.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5-8 min)
M.7-2-2 Divide Decimals by Decimals  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Hands-On (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use a number line model to illustrate measurement division when dividing a decimal by a decimal.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5-8 min)
M.7-2-3 Relate Multiplication and Division of Decimals  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Shair (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use a number line model to relate multiplication and division of decimal quantities.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5-8 min)
M.7-2-4 Determine Unknown Quantities when Multiplying and Dividing with Decimals  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use a number line model to solve for unknowns in multiplication and division equations with decimals.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5-8 min)
Real World Investigation Part 2    
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Key Concept: Partial quotients can be used to determine how many times a quantity of a specific size is contained in a total quantity.

Lesson Sequences

M.7-3-1 Divide Whole Numbers and Decimals  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use repeated subtraction and an open array model to illustrate division of a whole number by a decimal.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Explain and Solve (5-8 min)
M.7-3-2 Divide Decimals by Decimals: Single-Digit Quotients  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use repeated subtraction and an open array model to illustrate division of a decimal by a decimal when the quotient has 1 digit.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5-8 min)
M.7-3-3 Divide Decimals by Decimals: Two-Digit Quotients  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Hands-On (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use repeated subtraction and an open array model to illustrate division of a decimal by a decimal when the quotient has 2 digits.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Apply Your Knowledge (5-8 min)
M.7-3-4 Divide Decimals by Decimals: Three-Digit Quotients  |
Lesson Plan
View Lesson Opener Think-Pair-Share (5-10 min)
View Guided Lesson Students will use repeated subtraction and an open array model to illustrate division of a decimal by a decimal when the quotient has 3 digits.  (12-20 min)
View Lesson Closer Agree or Disagree (5-8 min)
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