## Related Boards

The 9's Trick for Multiplication (and a free printable)

Addition and subtraction words (image only)

The central topic can be either weather or seasons, and the students can brainstorm what they know about that topic. This will give you an idea of what the students already know from Kindergarten and first grade.

Here's a great set of division strategy posters FREE!

### Division Strategy Mini- Posters

Chart for number combos (decomposing numbers).

### Kinder Kraziness: Decomposing in Kindergarten

Word Problem Template Freebie

### Surfin' Through Second: Visual Plans and A Few Freebies

a better way to divide??

### The 4th Grade May-niacs: Division without Dividing???

Multiplication Strategies

### Mrs. C's Classroom: Multiplication Unit

Break Those Numbers Apart! (Blog Post) Why I traded in place value blocks for unifix cubes. Help students understand that tens (or hundreds) can break apart and be regrouped to subtract.

Dividing using the relationship between multiplication and division which is one CCSS strategy. @Melissa Squires Squires Spivak. Hess

Hands-on activity for introducing multiplication using a pumpkin theme

Math Strategies!!

### First Grade Buddies: Ten Pin Linky: Math Ideas

Mini Lesson: Double Digit Multiplication. Unique visual way to teach how to multiply more than one digit.

Math Monsters for studying "greater-than" and "less-than." LOVE THIS IDEA.

Teaching High School Math: Even High School Teachers Need Cute Decorations!

Think math. You write the answer, the kids use a sticky note to come up with a question

12 Task Cards and Recording Sheet: The cards are to help students who already have doubles facts memorized to realize that all they have to do is ...

Teaching 4 Real: My Friday Five....Back To School Prepping!

includes the fact that this foldable summarizes what THE STUDENTS discovered, rather than a bunch of rules they could simply be told and not remember! :-)

### Growing in 5th Grade: Rules of Divisibility Foldable

Fishbowl Multiplication Freebie - Common Core Aligned with 3.OA.A.1 - Fishbowl Multiplication is a simple hands-on activity created by Laura Candler for helping students make the transition from addition to multiplication. Students use manipulatives to discover that multiplication facts are just another way of writing addition facts. This free resource includes both student and teacher directions, a game board, and game cards.

Math Coachs Corner: Array Models for Multiplication. For multiplication facts to make sense to children, they have to have lots of concrete and representational experiences with the idea of multiplication prior to trying to achieve automaticity with the facts. Students need to move from addition to multiplicative thinking to understand the difference between 4 + 3 and 4 x 3. This little activity is another one from Van de Walle.

Math Coachs Corner: Ten Plus Card Game. This little game, based on a Van de Walle activity, addresses two important common core standards: (1) K.NBT.1, compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into tens and some further ones, and (2) 1.NBT.2, understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. All you need is a standard deck of cards and the free "10+" cards included in this post.