- Have a list division word problems for your students to figure out using manipulatives. Example problem:
Kimmy is inviting two friends over after school. Her mom helped her bake 15 cookies. How many will each of them get?

- Provide bowls, cups, or some other kind of container as well as counters for this center.
- Students read the problems and figure out the answers using the manipulatives. For example, for the problem above students would count out 15 counters and divide them amongst 3 containers to find the answer.
- Students should draw a representation of how they figured out the problem. They should also write the math function the represents the problem -- for the above problem.
15 / 3 = 5

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