# Delta

## Updated Delta — Available March 2013

Division for Single- and Multiple-Digit Numbers and Other Topics

Division is presented as the inverse of multiplication. Single-digit division facts are learned and the concepts of division and place value are applied when solving long division problems.

Updates to the Instruction Manual include introduction to:

• additional ways to express a division problem
• more on angles
• definition of symmetry
• decimals defined in terms of money
• a summary of metric units

New Application & Enrichment pages in the Student Workbook include:

• challenging coloring pictures coded to the answers to factoring problems
• solving word problems
• patterns of various kinds
• angles
• naming different kinds of polygons
• solving codes and puzzles
• graphs
• symmetry

Major Concepts and Skills Include:

• Using strategies based on place value and properties of operations to divide
• Understanding division as solving for an unknown factor
• Fluently dividing any combination of whole numbers
• Solving abstract and real-world problems involving all four operations
• Interpreting remainders in short and long division
• Understanding fraction notation in light of division

• Reading and writing Roman numerals
• Dividing, multiplying, adding, and subtracting U.S. currency and standard units of measure
• Understanding angle measure and geometric shapes including points, segments, rays, and lines
• Classifying shapes based on defining attributes
• Understanding and computing area and volume

Check back the first week of March for ordering information.

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