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Number and Operations Session 4: Notes
Session 4 Part A Part B Part C Homework
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Session 4 Materials:

A B C 


Notes for Session 4

Note 1
The following materials will be needed for individuals choosing to do hands-on activities instead of the Interactive Activity:

Part A Notes:

Meanings and Relationships of the Operations

Part B Notes:

Area Models for Multiplication and Division

Part C Notes:

Colored-Chip Models


Base Ten Blocks

You can purchase the Base Ten Blocks Place Value Set from:

500 Greenview Court
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Phone: 800-445-5985/800-816-5050 (Customer service)
Fax: 800-875-9643/847-816-5066


Solid counting chips (black and red or any other two colors)

You can purchase the solid multicolored counting chips from ETA/Cuisenaire. They can also be purchased from:

Delta Education
80 Northwest Boulevard
P.O. Box 3000
Nashua, NH 03061-3000
Phone: 1-800-442-5444
Fax: 1-800-282-9560
E-mail: [email protected]

An alternative to purchasing these materials is to copy the base ten blocks from the PDF file on stiff paper or poster board and cut out several copies of each shape. To make the colored chips, make several copies of the two-colored circles and cut them out.


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