# Lesson Ideas

How can you make equal groups? Remember, when groups are equal, they each have the same number of items. In this movie, youâ€™ll learn how you can organize objects into arrays to make equal groups. You can also draw pictures, use counters, or make a tally chart to make equal groups. You'll also learn how to write a number sentence using numbers and the division symbol. Did you know that multiplication and division are related operations? Learn how to solve division sentences by using a number triangle.

#### Math Facts and Number Sense Lesson Plan: The Jelly Bean Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades K-4, students will use jelly beans in an online game and real jellybeans as math manipulatives to practice number sense concepts, such as counting, more and less, estimation, algebraic thinking and missing addend equations, and addition and subtraction math facts.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »#### Making Equal Groups Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about making groups equal. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Making Equal Groups. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

#### Making Equal Groups Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about making equal groups. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Making Equal Groups topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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