This resource introduces students to multiplication using array models. These materials are designed to help students connect multiplication to repeated addition in a concrete, visual way.
- Arrays Anchor Chart/Poster
- Repeated Addition Anchor Chart/Poster
- Multiplication Anchor Chart/Poster
- Real-Life Arrays Photo Cards & Worksheet
- Arrays and Equations Sorting and Matching Cards
REAL-LIFE ARRAYS ACTIVITY
Students will select one of the photo cards and record how many rows and columns are in the array. They will also record the total number of objects picture. Includes 12 photo cards and worksheet/recording page.
ARRAYS & EQUATIONS MATCHING ACTIVITY
Students match arrays with their corresponding repeated addition and multiplication equations. Includes 24 cards.
Students circle equal groups within arrays and write repeated addition and multiplication equations to match the arrays. Also includes a critical thinking/open-response task. Can be used as an assessment. Answer key included.