Explore patterns in the multiplication table in order to deepen your third graders' understanding of this essential skill. Implement this activity as a whole-class lesson plan, allowing students to work in pairs or small groups to support discovery of key ideas. An understanding of even/odd numbers as well as a solid grasp of multiplication is essential for success with the concepts addressed. If appropriate for you class, use this as a chance to introduce the commutative and associative properties of multiplication.

New Review Finding Multiples

Young mathematicians search for patterns in a hundreds chart as they learn the meaning of factors and multiples. After investigating the multiples of three as a whole class, students work independently to color in and explore the patterns for the numbers two, four, five, and six.
Identifying patterns is a crucial skill for all mathematicians, young and old. Explore the multiplication table with your class, using patterns and symmetry to teach about square numbers, prime numbers, and the commutative and identity properties of multiplication. A great resource for strengthening number sense and fluency with multiplication. 
Learners are asked to find multiples and common multiples of two numbers. They must take their findings and find a pattern between the numbers and explain their reasoning. Use this resource with The Florist Shop activity in this series to practice finding common multiples. 
Sal shows young mathematicians that when they use the associative law of multiplication they can associate or multiply a series of numbers together in any order, resulting in the same answer. This video would be a nice compliment to the Khan Academy video on the Associative Law of Addition.
Fourth graders study the multiples of seven. In this multiplication lesson, 4th graders sing a song to the tune of "Skip to My Lou" to memorize the seven times table facts.
Drill young mathematicians on their multiplication tables with this practice worksheet. Included on this worksheet are 100 multiplication problems with single and double-digit integers from one to twelve. No instruction or explanation is given on his particular worksheet but it is a simple and useful practice resource with an answer sheet included.
In this fractions lesson students use manipulative and drawings to model the multiplication and division of fractions.  The problems are presented such that the students are inspired to create explanations for peers.  Sample questions to guide the models are given along with solutions.
For this multiplication worksheet, students practice single-digit multiplication problems. Students complete 100 multiplication problems. There is an answer sheet included.
This fabulous and engaging resource has young mathematicians practicing multiplication skills, responding to real world scenarios, using critical thinking to problem solve and improving cross-disciplinary literacy skills all through a fun, game-like activity. The tic-tac-toe format allows students to choose the tasks they complete from a list of options thus creating natural differentiated learning and lending itself easily to friendly classroom competition. In short, this worksheet has it al
Students examine their own intelligence to find areas of strength after studying the multiple intelligences.  In this diverse learning styles lesson, students analyze how the school environment fosters or fails students of diverse intelligences.  Students create posters to encourage the school to foster two of the intelligences.
In this multiplication worksheet, students practice single-digit multiplication. Students complete 100 multiplication problems. There is an answer sheet included.
In this multiplication facts worksheet, students solve 100 basic facts of 0 to 12. This could be used as a timed drill; there are no examples or instruction.
In this multiplication activity, students practice their one-digit by one-digit multiplication involving zeros. Students complete 100 problems. There is an answer sheet included.
In this multiplication facts practice worksheet, students solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 4.
For this multiplication facts practice worksheet, students solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 3.
For this multiplication facts practice worksheet, students solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 10.
In this multiplication facts practice worksheet, students solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 6.
In this multiplication facts practice worksheet, students solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 5.
In this multiplication facts practice worksheet, learners solve 35 problems that require them to multiply 1-digit numbers by the number 10.