In previous lessons, students matched descriptions, equations, and discrete diagrams that represented multiplicative comparison. In this lesson, they write multiplication and division equations, draw diagrams, and use their understanding of the relationship between multiplication and division.
- Represent and solve multiplicative comparison problems, including those involving unknown factors.
- Let’s solve multiplicative comparison problems.
Materials to Gather
|Activity 1||20 min|
|Activity 2||15 min|
|Lesson Synthesis||10 min|
Teacher Reflection Questions
- How Close? (1–5), Stage 6: Multiply to 3,000 (Addressing)
- Five in a Row: Multiplication (3–5), Stage 2: Factors 1–9 (Supporting)