Blank Grids


In this activity students are encouraged to view the multiplication grid in the same way that they would view a hundreds array and to consider how they will find an answer to multiplication problems by deriving from known facts, looking for groups and skip counting.

Achievement Objectives
NA3-2: Know basic multiplication and division facts.
Specific Learning Outcomes

model multiplication facts on a multiplication grid

use the hundreds array to find groupings, known facts to solve multiplication facts

Required Resource Materials
Whiteboard pen

Blank Multiplication grid enlarged to A3 size and laminated. (Enlarge the Copymaster)

Copymaster: Blank Grid for students


blank grid.

  1. Mark one of the squares on the grid and pose the question 
    What number will go in this square?
    What is the number fact?

Encourage the students to:


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