**Level:** Year 4 & Year 5

**Author:** Cassandra Lowry

**Description:**

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: **

- Recall multiplication facts of two, three, five and ten and related division facts
__(ACMNA056)__ - Solve problems involving multiplication of large numbers by one- or two-digit numbers using efficient mental, written strategies and appropriate digital technologies
__(ACMNA100)__

**For any questions or queries please contact: ****choosemaths@amsi.org.au**