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Free digital interactive activity where students build arrays to practice the distributive property of multiplication

Building Arrays – Free Digital Math Slides

*This page contains an affiliate link. Third grade students begin learning about multiplication by building simple arrays. Students then begin to break apart large arrays into smaller arrays. This helps with understanding the distributive property of multiplication. Hands-On Math Activity The following picture shows how you can use ten-frames (affiliate link) to build arrays. Notice

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Division Strategies 4th and 5th grade - Division FREE printable activity

Division Strategies for Upper Elementary Students

Last week I helped you introduce division to your third graders. Click here to view that blog post. Today, Let’s look at division strategies for your fourth or fifth graders. 1. Use Manipulatives! You may be tempted to skip this step, but it’s crucial for students to start at the concrete stage in order to

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Division Strategies for Third Grade - Printable activities to introduce division

Division Strategies: Introducing Division to Third Graders

In this blog post I will share with you division strategies, example activities, and a free printable that you can use with your third grade students. Start with word problems! Why? It is very important to introduce division using word problems. This is a great opportunity for students to visualize what is happening and to

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Multiplication Dominoes Games - Free Printable to Practice Math Facts and subitizing

Multiplication Dominoes Game – Free Printable

Students are introduced to multiplication in third grade. Everything is very hands-on and visuals are used to represent these math facts. They may include the following: equal groups repeated addition sentences number lines for skip counting arrays But what happens when students have a difficult time with simple skip counting? You may notice that these

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