Math Unit 1 Puzzles, Clusters & Towers - Multiplication & Division

Unit 1:    Puzzles, Clusters, and Towers

Multiplication and Division

Unit Focus:

Place Value and Base-10 number system structure

• Multiplication and division of whole numbers
• Using relationships between multiplication and division to develop and practice strategies for solving problems
• Use of unmarked arrays and decomposing by place value
• Solving 2-digit by 3-digit multiplication
• Writing & Interpreting numerical expressions

Note:  Students will need to master their multiplication facts which helps them become fluent with multiplication and division computation.

Websites:

Variety of math related games on “mathplayground”

Multiplication.com   - Multiplication & Division Games

http://www.multiplication.com/games/all-games

Fun 4 The Brain (all concepts)

http://www.fun4thebrain.com/mult.html

Learning Games for Kids

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/math_division_games.html

Math Games (all concepts)

http://www.hoodamath.com/

Multiplication Games

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division here.

http://www.rrojas.com/mathfacts

Arrays - Video (Grade 3, but good for introduction or as a review)

Choose segments from the main video.

Introduction of Multiplication Using Arrays or Models - WatchKnowLearn video.

Hurray for Arrays!  Very basic

Making Arrays Activity

Arrays: How many factors can you find?

Arrays: Multiplication, Division, and More

Space Arrays

Thinking Blocks - Multiplication and Division

Multiplication Explorer

Multiplication Math Games

Multiplying Multiples of 10 - Video

Multiplying a Fraction by a Fraction - Video using brownies.

Partial Product Method - You Tube

Factor  Bingo - Listen to the directions before you play.

Are You a Math Magician? - Timed practice.

Multiplication Moles