Encourage students to explain the relationship between decimals and fractions to help them with future computations. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area with Decimals and Fractions.
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.
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.
Multiplication and Division: What's the Connection?
Numbers are connected in many ways! Take students on a journey to uncover multiplication and division fact families and inverse relationships. Teach this lesson on its own or prior to the lesson Division and Multiplication Relationship.
Challenge students to relate the multiplication of decimals to that of whole numbers. Have them justify their estimations in partners. Use this lesson on its own or use it as support to the lesson Multiply Decimals with Models.
Let's talk factors and products! Teach your students the factor tree strategy for finding all factors of a product. This lesson can be taught on its own or used as support to the lesson Divisibility Rules.
Start a dialogue around area models! In this lesson, encourage students to ask questions as they multiply using area models. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Area Models and Multiplication.
Which number doesn't belong? This lesson requires students to think critically as they determine which number is not a factor of a particular number. Teach it on its own or as support for the lesson Factors Over the Rainbow.
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.
Help your students become detail-oriented mathematicians as they explore two strategies for multiplying a one-digit number by a multiple of 10. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Multiplying by Multiples of 10.*
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.
Challenge students to use their understanding of standard algorithm division to list multiples while solving division problems. Focus on their language use and opinions in this pre-lesson to the Partial Quotients Method lesson.
Have students describe the process for solving multiplication problems and ask clarifying questions while in partnerships. Use this lesson as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Eye See... Multiplicity.
With this lesson, your students will see how the order of the factors does not affect the product in a multiplication expression. Use this on its own or alongside *You're On a Roll! Practicing Multiplication Facts.*