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.
model multiplication facts on a multiplication grid
use the hundreds array to find groupings, known facts to solve multiplication facts
Blank Multiplication grid enlarged to A3 size and laminated. (Enlarge the Copymaster)
Copymaster: Blank Grid for students
- 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: