Subject: Math

Lesson Length: 20 - 30 mins

Topic: Solving Word Problems With Division

Grade Level:

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will solidify their understanding of division while creating a word problem comic.

Know Before You Start:

  • Students should have an understanding of how division is used in daily life. 

  • Have a list of division problems that students can pick from to create their comic. 

Hook: Read and discuss the sample comic.  How did Mrs. Broome know which operation to use? Were there any key words that helped?  

Activity:

  • Assign students a division problem and have them create a comic to demonstrate their understanding.

  • The comic should depict a real life problem needing division and a solution. 

Closure: As a class or in small groups, have students share and discuss their word problem comics. 

Differentiation:

  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature as needed.

  • Provide examples of real-life situations for students to choose from.

  • Allow students to work with a partner as needed.

  • Provide a list of keywords students can use in their comic. 

Resources:

  • Comic to print or display: Comic 1