Sort multiplication and division problems and then solve.
Students read each problem and sort the multiplication problems from the division problems and then solve them. Separating the problems according to the operation helps students understand the structure of multiplication and division word problems.
Card sort: Multiplication and Division problems; 8 problems to solve.
Use in small groups, during guided maths, during tutoring or intervention and in rotations.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions, an answer key and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
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