Division - Notes from our Parents Meeting

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÷ Key Stage 1

Reception

Finding half of an even number of 10 and under

Vocabulary
Half
Halve

Year 1

Sharing a number between       1 0 ÷ 2 = 5

Vocabulary - As for Reception plus
Share
Between
Each

Year 2

As for year 1 but with larger numbers     8 0 ÷ 4 = 20

Vocabulary - As for year 1 plus
Division
Divided by
Divided into
Left over
Share equally
Equal groups of

 

÷ Key Stage 2

Year 3

Division by chunking (repeated subtraction) on a number line
 

12 ÷ 3 = 4
-3 -3 -3 -3
 

 

0 3 6 9 12

                                                                           

Vocabulary - As for Year 2 plus
remainder

Year 4

Division of two digit numbers by a single digit divisor  24 divided by 4

                     24
4 )  96
 x 10                          - 40

56
       x 10                          - 40
16
x 4                            -16

0

Vocabulary - As for year 3 plus
Divisible by
Quotient
Factor

Year 5

Divide any positive integer up to 10000 by 10 and 100.  NB Move 1 or 2 places to the right– NOT take a nought off!!
Division of three digit numbers by a single digit divisor
Division with two digit divisors
(Same method as for year 4)
Standard short division of HTU by U

Vocabulary - As for Year 4

Year 6

Divide decimals mentally by 10 and 100 and integers by 1000.  NB Move 1, 2 or 3 places to the right– NOT take a nought off!! The decimal point does not move.

As for year 5 and extended to decimals - example 2.4 divided by 4    

                                                       
        
2.4
4 )  9.6
 x 10                          - 4.0

5.6
       x 10                          - 4.0
1.6
x 4                            -1.6

0

Vocabulary -As for Year 5