Estimation of Whole Number Multiplication and Division: Lettuce Garden

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Estimating whole number multiplication and division is the focus of an interactive that uses a garden plot with moveable points to answer six questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Prior to giving a test, give scholars the opportunity to boost their skills by practicing on the interactive 
  • Assign the link for homework alongside a blog post that requires pupils to answer the last two questions 
  • Have the interactive open for class members to work on when they complete tasks early
Classroom Considerations

  • Questions five and six are discussion questions; participants have two options to either discuss with others or skip the question 
  • Create a free CK-12 account to view the interactive 
Pros

  • Positive reinforcement and correct answers are displayed after participants respond  
  • The garden plot quickly resets for each problem
Cons

  • None