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Find the Area of a Rectangle by Partitioning it into Arrays of Same Size Squares
Tiling is a great method to use when introducing young mathematicians to the concept of area. In the second video of the series, this process is clearly modeled both by laying down unit squares in arrays and by drawing lines to create arrays within rectangles.
8 mins 2nd - 4th Math 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Here's a delicious approach to rectangular arrays which will have your scholars learning all about Peeps. They visit the online Peep headquarters to watch a history of the treat and take a virtual factory tour. Discuss why Peeps are packaged the way they are and connect this to rectangular arrays.
2nd - 4th Math 21 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Solar Arrays for the Space Station
Students explore the challenges that are faced when transporting materials into space. They review the various forms of energy, including solar arrays, that are used on the International Space Station and how generating this energy calls for collaboration between researches on earth and in space.
K - 4th Science 10 Views 25 Downloads
Adding Objects in Rectangular Arrays - Step-by-Step Lesson
These aliens will be familiar to any mathematicians who have seen Toy Story! Use an array of them to practice addition and writing number sentences. Because this worksheet includes the explanation to its one problem, project it as an all-class warm up.
1st - 2nd Math 13 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Relate Area to Arrays
How do arrays relate to area? Learners use prior knowledge about arrays to think about finding the area of a rectangle in the first of two videos on relating area to multiplication. The resource points out the common error of adding the length and width unit instead of multiplying them.
3 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Understand the Commutative Property by Naming Arrays
An array acts as the vehicle for learning a powerful multiplication strategy–counting in patterns to multiply. With a step-by-step visual breakdown of multiple methods for counting a 4x2 array, learners see that there is more than one way to solve a problem.
5 mins 2nd - 4th Math 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Solve Multiplication Problems by Drawing an Array
Here's a great way to learn about the powerful multiplication strategy of using arrays. A review discusses multiplication in terms of repeated addition, grouping, and as arrays. Then, two examples illustrate how to figure out word problems by drawing an array.
4 mins 2nd - 4th Math 23 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pupils identify and define various mathematical properties, such as the commutative properties of addition and multiplication, and the associative property of addition. They also reason and communicate mathematically by making mathematical connections.
3rd Math 9 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Relate Multiplication and Division
Young mathematicians solve multiplication and division problems pertaining to the row and columns in arrays. This guides learners through a step-by-step process in understanding the concepts behind the math facts and also provides a chance to solve a word problem.
3rd - 5th Math 49 Views 818 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A great resource gets kids to start thinking about multiplication in a developmental way while building strong number sense and operational skills. Each slide contains scattered counters, which are then put into neat rows (making arrays), learners then write all the ways they can make that number, including multiplication and repeated addition.
2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Task 3.OA.1 Item 3
Enhance and support your pupils' thinking about multiplication with two tasks centered around arrays. This activity provides opportunities for learners to use numbers and words to explain their thinking. It can be used as a part of a homework assignment, in-class assignment, or exit ticket.
3rd - 4th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Pumpkin Patch Math
Going to the pumpkin patch? Start with this multiplication lesson plan using pumpkin arrays and factors between 1 and 10. As you project a hundred chart, learners use their own (handout included) to map out a farmer's field. First, he plants three rows with ten pumpkins in each.
1st - 4th Math 28 Views 609 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exit Ticket 3.OA.1
Young mathematicians are asked to complete a simple multiplication task before they leave the class. One ticket contains two problems in which pupils are directed to draw an array to represent each equation so that they can find the product.
3rd - 4th Math 5 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Multiplication Using Arrays, Number Lines, and Repeated Additions
An educational article can be as useful a tool as a good lesson. This article focuses on how one can use arrays, repeated addition, and number lines to reinforce a deeper understanding of multiplication. Links to 5 different worksheets are included.
2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 168 Downloads
Intro to Arrays
5 mins 6th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 3 Views 1 Download
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Looping through Arrays
In computer programming, loops and arrays seem to be made for each other. This video describes how to add a while loop to print out each element in an array, and then doing the same procedure using a for loop.
5 mins 6th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 3 Views 0 Downloads
Number Story Arrays
Use these number story cards to give scholars practice with arrays and number models. There are 12 cards here, each with a simple object scenario for learners to apply mathematically. Mathematicians are given the number of rows and how many objects are in each row and then have to solve for the total number of the object.
K - 3rd Math 31 Views 158 Downloads
Adding Objects in Rectangular Arrays Independent Worksheet
After analyzing objects arranged in rectangular arrays, youngsters write addition sentences to describe each. Model this for the class before they start, as the idea isn't completely clear. Note the third question may throw some students for a loop; they have to include zero as one of the addends.
1st - 3rd Math 13 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable