Multiplication. By Christina M. Mason. Multiplication is the operation of repeated addition. 4 X 3 is the same as 4 + 4 + 4 Four is used as an addend three times in 4 X 3. Methods of Teaching Multiplication. How many rows can be formed
By Christina M. Mason
4 X 3 is the same as 4 + 4 + 4
Four is used as an
addend three times
in 4 X 3
To get the One Hundred Hungry Ants
To the picnic quickly?
1 Row X 100
2 Rows X 50
4 Rows X 25
in groups with extension activities
Assign students multiplication facts to be written down for a daily homework grade. Three days of consecutive extra practice can be rewarded at the end of each week.
Tonya Wilson – 4th Grade Teacher – Dawes Elementary School
Each student is to keep a math composition book in his/her desk. A table of multiplication facts is glued onto the inside, front cover. Before each math lesson, the class recites the facts being covered that week.
Students then write facts five times each in the journal.
Joe Gaston – 5th Grade Teacher – Dawes Elementary School
Flash cards are a fun tool that can be used while teaching multiplication facts. Students always enjoy playing “Around the World.” Students can also be placed with a partner and test each other with flash cards.
Amanda Richardson – 2nd Grade Teacher – Hutchens Elementary School
Rote memory involves repeating a concept over and over again until you remember it.
Using Arrays to Show Multiplication Concepts a daily homework grade. Three days of consecutive extra practice can be rewarded at the end of each week.
An arrangement of objects, pictures, or numbers in equal columns or rows is called an array.
Jim walked his neighbor’s dog 4 days last week. Jim was paid $5.00 for each walk. How much did Jim make?
4 X $5.00 = $20.00
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