5.NBT.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

5.NBT.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

How to teach Long Division

In this 5.NBT.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson, students find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors.

This lesson teaches students how to divide four-digit dividends by two-digit divisors. This lesson is perfect for small group, math centers or independent practice.

The object of the game is to collect one of each five colored territory cards by traveling around the game board and solving division problems.


Other resources to use with this 5.NBT.6 Fifth Grade Common Core Lesson

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about long division

Use this Long Division Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

First, introduce this lesson by reviewing long division skills introduced in fourth grade. Ask students to help you create a Don't Forget Anchor Chart with helpful hints about dividing multi-digit numbers.  Next, distribute materials to students.  Then, students play Risk with a partner. As students play, circulate around the classroom and listen to discussions students have about dividing. Once finished, share students' discussions that you heard to promote division skills. Finally, student can continue their practice using the provided worksheets.

Be sure to check out more Division Worksheets and the entire Fifth Grade Common Core Workbook.


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