Lesson Plan

Strategies for Multiplying by Multiples of 10

Help your students become detail-oriented mathematicians as they explore two strategies for multiplying a one-digit number by a multiple of 10. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Multiplying by Multiples of 10.*
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Multiplying by Multiples of 10lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to multiply a one-digit number by a multiple of ten.

Language

Students will be able to explain two strategies for multiplying by a multiple of ten using sentence stems and peer supports.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
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  • Facilitate a Think-Pair-Share to get students thinking about the strategies they use to solve multiplication problems.
  • Have students think to themselves before turning and talking to a partner. Then, share out as a class.
  • Tell students that they will be focusing on two strategies today as they multiply one-digit numbers by multiples of 10.