Grade 4

Read the Headline Story to the students. Encourage them to make a table of possible solutions and focus their responses on fractions of the total number of cookies.

Some students shared a box of 18 cookies equally.

- If 2 students shared, then each got of the box, or 9 cookies.
- If 3 students shared, then each got of the box, or 6 cookies.
- If each student got of the box, then 6 students shared, and each received 3 cookies.
- If 8 students shared the box, then each got of the box, 2 cookies.

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