Lesson 12

Representemos y resolvamos problemas de multiplicación

Lesson Purpose

The purpose of this lesson is for students to represent and solve multiplication problems.

Lesson Narrative

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.

  • Representation
  • MLR8

Learning Goals

Teacher Facing

  • Represent and solve multiplication problems.

Student Facing

  • Representemos y resolvamos problemas en los que hay grupos iguales.

Required Preparation

CCSS Standards


Lesson Timeline

Warm-up 10 min
Activity 1 15 min
Activity 2 20 min
Lesson Synthesis 10 min
Cool-down 5 min

Teacher Reflection Questions

What strategy did each student seem most comfortable using to find products today?

Suggested Centers

  • 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)

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