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This week you are revising your division facts and practising some of the division strategies that we have used this year. 


Spending more time on Times Tables Rock Stars this week will help you with the written work too! 


Remember if you are finding this work too tricky, you can try Step 2. 

Poster of Division Facts


When revising multiplication last week, you were taught that multiplication is the same as repeated addition.

For example 3 x 5 is the same as 5 + 5 + 5 or 3 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 3.


Using ‘arrays’ this week will help you to revise the link between multiplication and division. An array is a visual representation of the multiplication process, usually using dots arranged into rows and columns. You can quickly learn that the number of rows multiplied by the number of columns equals the total number of dots.


You can also use arrays for division, by grouping the dots into rows or columns. Can you spot the link? 


Watch the YouTube video to explain more.


Monday - Beginning Division: using arrays

This film is for adults. It's an exploration of what I show kids and how I link multiplication and division from the get-go. It's not meant for use with a cl...

Tuesday - Dividing by 10 and 100

In this video we are looking at dividing whole numbers by 10 and 100. We use a place value slider to show how digits move one column to the right when dividi...

Wednesday - Short Division - Corbettmaths

Corbettmaths - This video explains how to divide using short division. It goes through four different examples. Very useful for all school mathematicians. Pr...

Friday - How to make a division wheel

Maths division l Maths Division Wheel l How to l Maths Working Model | Maths TLM | DIY/handmade/greetings card l Maths tutorial l Shilpa's Home Education Vid...