A fun, whole-class active game to play when learning about arrays.
Use this resource in the classroom as a fun, whole-class game when learning about arrays.
Students toss a beanbag onto an array that matches a selected multiplication number sentence. The purpose of this activity is to help students match number sentences with arrays. While it is not expected that students calculate the answer, this could be added to the task to make it more challenging.
The game includes:
- an instruction card
- array cards
- number sentence cards.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.
Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide.2 Examples: If 6 × 4 = 24 is known, then 4 × 6 = 24 is also known. (Commutative property of multiplication.) 3 × 5 × 2 can be found by 3 × 5 = 15, then 15 × 2 = 30, or by 5 × ...
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