Represent and Solve Multiplication Problems
The purpose of this lesson is for students to represent and solve multiplication problems.
In previous lessons, students learned different ways to represent equal group situations with drawings, tape diagrams, and expressions. The purpose of this lesson is for students to solve problems involving equal groups with a representation of their choice.
- Represent and solve multiplication problems.
- Let’s represent and solve problems involving equal groups.
|Activity 1||15 min|
|Activity 2||20 min|
|Lesson Synthesis||10 min|
Teacher Reflection Questions
What strategy did each student seem most comfortable using to find products today?
- Capture Squares (1–3), Stage 5: Multiply with 2, 5, and 10 (Addressing)
- Five in a Row: Addition and Subtraction (1–2), Stage 7: Add within 1,000 without Composing (Supporting)