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# Divide it up: sharing tool

TLF ID L2809

Use a dividing tool to make equal shares of sweets. Complete a sentence describing a number operation. For example, 17 jellybeans shared equally into 6 jars. Predict how many sweets will go into each container and identify how many sweets are left over. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

#### Educational details

Key learning objectives
• Students model division as sharing.
• Students interpret remainders (as whole numbers) in relation to the context of a problem.
Educational value
• Models problems involving division as sharing.
• Provides a framework for students to make and test predictions.
• Illustrates remainders as a whole number.
• Models the composition of number sentences to represent a problem and solution.
Year level

4; 5

Learning area
• mathematics
Strand
• Mathematics/Number and algebra
Concept
• Mathematics/Number sentences
• Mathematics/Multiples
• Mathematics/Arithmetic
• Mathematics/Division
Skill
• Knowledge;
• Comprehension;
• Application
Student activity
• Interactives;
• Analysis;
• Modelling
Learning design
• Experiential learning;
• Independent learning;
• Problem solving;
• Visual learning

#### Other details

Contributors
• Technical implementer
• Script writer
• Name: Erica Dale
• Organisation: Tungaroo Software
• Address: Manly NSW 2095 Australia
• Subject matter expert
• Name: Jenni Way
• Address: Springwood NSW 2777 Australia
• Educational validator
• Name: Vince Wright
• Organisation: Vince Wright; School of Education; The University of Waikato
• Address: Hamilton 3105 New Zealand
• Publisher
• Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
• Organisation: Education Services Australia
• Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
• URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
• Colour independence
• Device independence
• Hearing independence
Learning resource type
• Interactive Resource
Browsers
• Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
• Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
• Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
• MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
• MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Rights
• © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.