Jumping Jelly Beans

4NBT6 – Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

****The following pictures and video were done by the artist Adam Hillman (his store). I have full permission from him to use these pictures and video as a lesson. Go see his art! It's super cool! And some of his pics are very mathy!*****


Act 1

What do you notice?  What do you wonder?

Focus Questions – How many M&Ms are in the entire pyramid?  How many M&Ms are in each layer?


Act 2


Act 3

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