Archive for the ‘Multiplication’ Category

Math Fact Fluency Activities

My students are just starting the journey with multiplication fact fluency. I believe that they need to have a strong base with addition before they can move onto successfully being able to multiply. I wanted a way to showcase their accomplishment when passing levels of math fact fluency. I use a lot of different reasons…

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Area Battleship

Teaching area to my students this week and they needed a little speaking and listening activity to go with it. Any chance I have to get my students up and moving or working in a group… I’m there! I also really wanted my students to focus on using the correct math vocabulary. “Area, square units,…

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Turkey Math- Area, Perimeter, and Array

It’s Turkey time!! Have your students come up with different ways to show area and perimeter! I have them use turkey feathers to show multiplication, perimeter, and array. Its fun and easy! Enjoy your Thanksgiving! We also cut out little turkey feet to hang in the hall to have the parents to follow to find…

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Number Talk Videos

Do you use the Number Talks strategies in your math class? Use my videos to help you learn all of the multiplication strategies before teaching them with your students. The strategy videos include: Repeated Addition and Skip Counting, Partial Product, Making Landmarks and Friendly Numbers, Doubling and Halving, and Breaking Factors into Smaller Factors.  

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Math Magician website and chart!

Have you ever used the FREE website Math Magician?? In third grade, the students have to master multiplication and division by the end of the school year. This website helps them practice their facts quickly by timing them. They must answer 20 question correctly in under a minute.   I then created a chart for…

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Number Talks Posters

Make sure that every once in a while you write your number talks strategy on a piece of chart paper. Then you will be able to show the strategy you are working on with your students. It’s a good visual. For more information on what Number Talks are… visit my post here.

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