This fun, hands-on lesson uses the book 100 Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes to teach students to use arrays to solve multiplication and division equations.
Students will use models to create arrays to match the story
*This would be a great lesson for a sub to teach/reinforce arrays
* Could be used for the 100th Day
* Reinforce division and multiplication using arrays
Common Core State Standards
3.O.A.A.1 3.O.A.A.2 3.O.A.A.3 3.O.A.A.4
Students will be able to…
•Partition a whole number into equal shares using arrays.
•Partition a whole number into equal shares using equal groups.
•Find the product using objects in groups.
•Describe a situation in which a number of groups can be expressed using division.
•Determine the unknown number to make a division equation true.
* Book NOT included