It’s that time of year for us– we have begun diving head first into multiplication. Since I teach 4th grade, that means reviewing the basics of multiplication that they learned last year AND teaching them multi-digit multiplication. It’s always a doozy of a unit! I’ve posted about teaching multi-digit multiplication before, but I haven’t posted much about the very beginning of the unit. You can read my previous post HERE. It includes a lot more activities and anchor charts to help you through your multiplication unit!
Here are a few more ideas that I haven’t blogged about before…
We all stand up and act like ninjas and shout, “Factor Ninja CHOPS UP PRODUCTS!” and then put on our scariest voices, bend down to the floor and gradually raise up and get bigger while shouting, “Multiple Monster MAKES NUMBERS BIGGER!” They LOVE it.
Update: You can now get this as a free printable HERE.
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Find the Task Cards HERE.
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