Fractured Multiplication

This Fractured Multiplication assessment also includes:

When would you do multiplication on the floor? When you have no tables. Scholars determine a possible set of digits that would complete a 2-digit by 1-digit multiplication problem. They then determine all possible sets of digits and provide a reason for their answer.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Challenge learners to develop their own fractured multiplication problem
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils must be able to multiply¬†using the standard algorithm
  • While designed for middle school, the task would likely be more appropriate for elementary school
  • The sixth in a series of 24 related resources
Pros

  • Includes a complete answer key
  • Contains descriptions for partial and full credit on the rubric
Cons

  • Rubric does not distinguish between one and two points