# 4.NBT.B.5 Lesson Plans

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:"Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

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Multiplying Multiples

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Multiplying Multiples

Introduce your students to multiplying multi-digit numbers with this lesson that gives them plenty of practise and has them play a game with a partner that makes the lesson fun!

Year 5

Maths

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Into the Wild: Multiplication Word Problems

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Into the Wild: Multiplication Word Problems

Your students will be at the top of the pack with this lesson that has them identify important information within a word problem.

Year 5

Maths

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Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers

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Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers

Your students will go bonkers for bingo as they play this baffling multiplication game! Who will get five in a row first?

Year 5

Maths

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Problems with Parentheses

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Problems with Parentheses

Students will explore how parentheses change the meaning of a number sentence. They will be challenged with a set of playing cards to make a certain number.

Year 5

Maths

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Multiplication: Musical Chairs

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Multiplication: Musical Chairs

In this fun, fast-paced multiplication review lesson, students will play a musical game as they practise their facts while applying different techniques to their problem-solving skills.

Year 5

Maths

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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways

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Arranging Numbers in Multiple Ways

In this lesson, students use cubes to build arrays to represent factor pairs of numbers within 100. They use this understanding to identify multiples as well.

Year 5

Maths

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Parking Lot Multiplication

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Parking Lot Multiplication

Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.

Year 4

Maths

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Breaking Apart to Put Back Together

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Breaking Apart to Put Back Together

Make multiplication a snap with this hands-on maths lesson! Your students will learn how to easily multiply large numbers using base-ten blocks and the strategy of breaking apart by place value.

Year 5

Maths

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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication

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Slap and Roll Timed Multiplication

Students will "roll" to this quick game and "slap out" multiplication facts to reinforce multiplication skills and beat their own scores!

Year 4

Maths

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Distributive Property

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Distributive Property

Teach your students to recognise and use the distributive property of multiplication.

Year 5

Maths

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3-Digit Multiplication

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3-Digit Multiplication

Teach your students to multiply a 3-digit factor by a 1-digit factor using base ten models and the standard algorithm.

Year 5

Maths

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Base Ten Arrays for Multi-Digit Multiplication

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Base Ten Arrays for Multi-Digit Multiplication

Teach your students to draw an array using base ten notation to solve multiplication problems with two two-digit factors.

Year 5

Maths

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Solving KenKen Puzzles

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Solving KenKen Puzzles

It's time for some fun with grid puzzles! In this lesson, students will learn how to solve KenKen puzzles using logic and applying their knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.

Year 5

Maths

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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts

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Let's Talk About Multiplication Facts

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.

Year 4

Maths

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How Did You Solve the Puzzle?

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How Did You Solve the Puzzle?

Grid puzzles are a terrific way to practise thinking about maths! In this lesson, students are asked to solve addition grid puzzles and compare processes. Use it on its own or as support for the lesson Solving KenKen Puzzles.

Year 5

Maths

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Multi-Digit Multiplication Strategies

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Multi-Digit Multiplication Strategies

Facilitate an exploration and comparison of multiplication strategies for your students to see the variety of ways to solve the same problem. Use this lesson on its own or teach it prior to the lesson Multiplication: Musical Chairs.

Year 5

Maths

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The Partial Products Strategy for Multiplication

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The Partial Products Strategy for Multiplication

The partial products strategy is essential for students to build a foundational understanding of place value as it relates to multiplication. This lesson may be taught on its own or used as a pre-lesson to Multiplying Multiples.

Year 5

Maths

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Justifying the Distributive Property

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Justifying the Distributive Property

Let's talk about the distributive property! Give students a chance to explain their thinking of how and why this property of multiplication works. This lesson may be taught as a standalone or as support to the lesson Distributive Property.

Year 5

Maths

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The Lattice Method for Multiplication

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The Lattice Method for Multiplication

Enhance your students' multiplication toolbox by teaching them the lattice strategy for multiplication. Use this lesson as a standalone or as a prelesson to Multiplication Bingo: Two-Digit Numbers.

Year 5

Maths

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Multiplying with Arrays

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Multiplying with Arrays

Making mistakes helps us learn! Your students will flex their analytical muscles to pinpoint errors in multiplication problems using arrays. Use the lesson on its own or as support to Base Ten Arrays for Multi-Digit Multiplication.

Year 5

Maths

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Sub Plans for year five

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Sub Plans for year five

Planning for a substitute teacher in the classroom has never been easier than with this week-long sub packet for year five! Your substitute can supercharge learning with lessons that will educate and inspire your students!

Year 5

Reading & Writing

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