## How to teach division to year 3 children?

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HOW TO TEACH DIVISION TO YEAR 3 |

The division is a new and** tricky concept **for primary school children. So, the kids might feel hard or difficult to understand the concept of
division. Follow the below methods to teach the division concepts in a simple way.

My elder child is in Grade 3. So, I have started to search for simple and easy methods to make him understand the concept of division. Here, I have explained the* ***step-by-step **process to **introduce division to the children**.

So, first, you need to introduce “**what is division**?”, “**when or
where to use division**”, “**how does it help us in our daily lives**?”. So, when
the child understands the basics of the division, they can be able to do it
easily. Read on the post to know more about the teaching methodology of division.

### Step by step process on "How to teach division to year 3?"

#### Step1: Division in real life

**equal sharing**". You can start with a 2-way conversation with your kids. You need to ask them that "Do they like to share things or How does mom share the candies among the kids". So, the kids would come up with the answer.

**division.**You need to define the term as

**division means "equal sharing".**

So, before introducing the exact definition of division to kids. Start relating the division with real-life problems of sharing. Now, the kids would be able to understand the meaning of division. Now you can explain the actual definition of division.

**What is division?**

In a simple term, division means **repeated subtraction**. The division means **equal sharing** or **equal grouping**. Dividing into equal groups is called division.

#### Step 2: Division using concrete objects

#### Step 3: Division as making groups

**divided**equally between 3 children. How many wafers does each child get?

**divided instead of shared.**You can use the picture representation to teach the division as making the groups

**Refer to the below pictures to explain the division as making groups.**

#### Step 4: Writing the division fact or division sentence

**For eg: 15 divided by 3**

**divided by**3 equals 5

#### Step 5: Division as repeated subtraction using the number line

#### Step 5: Properties of division

**Property 1: Dividing a number by 1**

**Property 2: Dividing a number by itself**

**Property 3: Dividing Zero by any number**

**Property 4: Dividing a number by 0**

**undefined.**

#### Step 5: Division using bus stop method/ Short division method

**Start with the Single- digit / 1-digit division with a remainder of 0**

**Refer to the below pictures to explain this concept.**

### Final Note

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