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*.
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Area models are building blocks to more complicated multiplication and division. Use this lesson to refresh students on the relationship between multiplication and area to prepare them to use the area models strategy with larger numbers.
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.
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.