Lesson Plan: Dividing Numbers Using Repeated Subtraction Mathematics • 3rd Grade

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to divide numbers using repeated subtraction.


Students will be able to

  • relate division to repeated subtraction,
  • model division on a number line using repeated subtraction,
  • solve division equations using repeated subtraction,
  • solve word problems using repeated subtraction.


Students should already be familiar with

  • skip counting on number lines,
  • the concept of division.


Students will not cover

  • using related multiplication facts to divide,
  • modeling division with groups of objects.

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