Lay the foundation for multiplication by introducing your second graders to the concepts of skip counting and repeated addition. This lesson can be used alongside Up, Up, and Array, or separately to reinforce these important skills.
Multiplication is no longer a mystery when it is partnered with addition! Help your students make connections between multiplication and repeated addition with this hands-on lesson that includes several types of concrete examples.
Show students that 5+5+5+5+5 is the same as 5x5! Repeated addition is a relatable way for children to conceptualize multiplication. In these lesson plans, children learn that repeated addition is when the same number (or equal groups) is added repeatedly. Teachers can use great examples, thoughtful prompts, and appealing companion worksheets to help students learn and practice in these engaging lesson plans.