Level: Year 4 & Year 5
Author: Cassandra Lowry
Once children are familiar with their multiplication facts up to 10 x 10 (times tables) they can begin to learn strategies to help them to multiply 1-digit numbers by 2-digits numbers, then onto 2-digit by 2-digit and beyond. This material focuses on the use of the Area Model.
List of Resources:
- Check out the AMSI TIMES Module on Multiplication of Whole Numbers: http://amsi.org.au/teacher_modules/multiplication_of_whole_numbers.html
- Toy Theater has several engaging games related to multiplication: https://toytheater.com/category/math-games/multiplication/
- Listen to our AMSI Schools Multiplication Matters MathsTalk podcasts: https://calculate.org.au/mathstalk-podcast/
This activity covers the following Australian Curriculum – Mathematics Content: