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Divide by 3 Lesson

This Year 3 Divide by 3 lesson covers the prior learning of make equal groups and use arrays, before moving onto the main skill of divide by 3.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 3: (3C6) Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables
Mathematics Year 3: (3C8) Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division, including positive integer scaling problems and correspondence problems in which n objects are connected to m objects

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Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of make equal groups and use arrays, before moving onto the main skill of Divide by 3. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Divide by 3 Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils how to use objects, such as sweets, to divide by 3.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

This Year 3 Divide by 3 lesson covers the prior learning of make equal groups and use arrays, before moving onto the main skill of divide by 3.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Make Equal Groups Sharing activity checks pupils’ understanding of sharing objects into equal groups.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Use Arrays Interactive Animation aims to support pupils’ knowledge and understanding of arrays.

2 Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Divide by 3 Memory Card Game aims to support pupils’ in dividing by 3.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Divide by 3 Game is designed to check pupils’ understanding of dividing numbers by 3.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of divide by 3.

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Worksheet

This divide by 3 extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the divide by 3 lesson.

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Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 3 Divide by 3 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ ability to divide numbers equally by 3.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 10 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets

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Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 3 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 3 – Multiplication and Division.

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Learning Video Clip

Ray and Oceana are at the seaside and are sharing a picnic with a friend. Using knowledge of dividing by 3, help them to share their food fairly.