Students will be able to multiply two two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
Gather the students together in a group.
Explain to the students that they will be playing multiplication bingo, where they find the product of two numbers by adding groups of numbers together.
Ask a student to explain the rules of bingo. Student explanations should include that they need to get five answers in a row before calling bingo. Answers can be found vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Make sure students touch upon the role of the free space as well.
Provide student-friendly definitions of the following words in students' home languages (L1) and in English (L1): "horizontal," "vertical," "diagonal," "bingo," "multiply." If possible, include pictures or examples to make the definitions clearer.
Have students discuss the rules of bingo with a supportive partner before sharing their knowledge with the whole group.
Provide sentence stems to help students describe the game: "To play bingo, you have to... To win bingo, you have to..."