Division


Year 1    Group and share small quantities

Using objects, diagrams and pictorial representations to solve problems involving both grouping and sharing.


How many groups of 4 can be made with 12 stars? = 3
















Pupils should:


Key Vocabulary: share, share equally, one each, two each…, group, groups of, lots of, array


Key number skills needed for division at Y1:

  1. Solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations arrays with the support of the teacher;
  2. Through grouping and sharing small quantities, pupils begin to understand, division, and finding simple fractions of objects, numbers and quantities;
  3. They make connections between arrays, number patterns, and counting in twos, fives and tens.


The Mathematics Zone Calculation at St. Crispin’s

Grouping

Sharing


Year 2    Group and share, using the ÷ and = sign

Use objects, arrays, diagrams and pictorial representations, and

grouping on a number line.











Key Vocabulary: share, share equally, one each, two each…, group, equal groups of, lots of, array, divide, divided by, divided into, division, grouping, number line, left, left over


Key number skills needed for division at Y2: