This lesson allows students to explore the concept of multiplication hands on. Kids will also come to understand why multiplication is important as well as how to solve multiplication problems using array models.
Hop into multiplication! Introduce your class to times tables with this engaging math lesson. Students will read about the correlation between repeated addition and multiplication, and then create hands-on book pages to illustrate it.
Let your students explore similarities and differences between arrays, and help them understand the commutative property of multiplication. Use this as a stand alone lesson or as a prelesson for *Parking Lot Multiplication*.