This task is used with third grade students. The task is an application of single digit division, but encourages students to draw a picture in order to construct an argument. The application asks students to distribute cookies to 5 people, given 15 cookies. Students must construct an argument by stating a claim and providing evidence. Students are then encouraged to engage in a pair-share and understand a partner’s thinking.
Microsoft Word version: 3_OA_DivisionSingleDigit_WordProblem_Construct
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