# Lesson Plan: Word Problems: Multiplication and Division Mathematics • 3rd Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to solve one- and two-step problems where one of the steps involves multiplying or dividing numbers using multiplication facts up to 10 × 10.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• identify whether a word problem can be solved by using multiplication or division,
• write equations to represent word problems,
• solve one- and two-step word problems involving multiplication and division,
• use multiplication or division to check the answer to a word problem.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• multiplication facts up to ,
• addition and subtraction of two-digit numbers,
• using bar models to model word problems,
• the fact that multiplication and division are inverse operations.

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• using fractions or decimals,
• solving problems with more than two steps.