Support your students' math fluency by teaching them about the relationship between multiplication and division through fact families. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Do You Know Your Math Facts?* lesson.
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.
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.
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.
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*.
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.
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.
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.
Build on students' understanding of the power of ten within multiplication to understand its effect within division. Use this as a standalone lesson or as support to the lesson Dividing Decimals by Powers of 10.
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.*
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.
Explore the Associative Property of Multiplication
Use this lesson with your students to allow them to explore the associative property of multiplication by having deep discussions in small groups. Use this as a stand alone lesson or alongside *Associative Property of Multiplication*.
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.
Reflecting on Multiplication and Division Word Problems
Teach your students how to reflect upon the information in multiplication and division word problems before solving them. Use this lesson on its own or as a pre-lesson to *Stepping Through Multiplication and Division Word Problems*.
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.
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.
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.