Division. Progression through Calculations. Knowing our Tables. Sharing equally 6 sweets are shared between 2 people. How many do they each receive?. Three!. 6 sweets shared between two people equals 3. Grouping or repeated subtraction.
Progression through Calculations
6 sweets shared between two people equals 3
Ensure that the emphasis in Y3 is on grouping rather than sharing.
Children will continue to use:
e.g. 24 ÷ 4 = 6
Children should also move onto calculations involving remainders.
e.g. 13 ÷ 4 = 3 r 1