Third grade is the year of multiplication. Though it was most likely introduced to kids in second grade, third grade is when kids are tasked with mastering their times tables and developing a stronger understanding of this key operation. This guided lesson in understanding multiplication can help give third graders a leg up. For even more practice, consider downloading the recommended multiplication worksheets that accompany the lesson.
Though necessary for future math classes, learning times tables can seem repetitive and off-putting for many students. Mix up this monotonous necessity by incorporating graphics, color by numbers, and more to keep your students engaged. Lesson plans offer new game ideas, and activities allow your students to learn together. Challenge students with our fourth grade multiplication facts.