The associative property means you can rearrange the numbers in a multiplication problem and still get the same answer. Students will practice applying this property in various forms and thinking critically about the important math concept.
Learn the rules to Roll It and Slap It!, a game where players roll a die, slap down the cards, then multiply the total as quickly (and accurately!) as possible.
It's not enough to just memorize the multiplication table! It helps students to know how to explain their strategy to find the product too. Teach this lesson on its own or use it as support for the lesson Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication.