The below videos show different strategies to solve multiplication problems.
Muliplicative Comparison Problem Examples:
This video does a great job explaining how to calculate partial products.
Multiplying using the Distributive Property / Expanded Form:
Multiplying using the Area Model:
Students can use Khan Academy video to help them improve their multiplication skills.
Unit 1: Place Value
The Essential Questions for this unit are:
What students will be able to do by the end of the unit:
Expanded Form - a way to write numbers by showing the value of each digit
Word Form - a way to write numbers by using words
Standard Form -a way to write numbers by using the digits 0-9 with each digit having a place value
Rounding - to replace a number with another number that tells about how many or how much
Estimate - a number close to an exact amount
Period - each group of three digits separated by commas in a multi-digit number
Compare - to describe whether numbers are equal to, less then, or greater than each other
Place Value - the value of a digit in a number, based on the location of the digit