Show this video before beginning Lesson 1. Topics include:
* Concept of Multiplication
* Multiplication Vocabulary
* The Four Strategies
Note- This video will is scheduled for updating Summer 2013.
Concept Mats & Arrays
Model Multiplication Before beginning Lesson 1, give students hands-on practice building Multiplication facts. The Concept Mats and Arrays below can be printed and reused with each lesson. Using simple manipulatives, students can create both models and arrays to illustrate facts. This activity can be done whole-group or as a Multiplication center.
Manipulative: Goldfish Crackers
Manipulative: M&M's or Skittles