This Measure the Gardens activity & project also includes:
Understanding arrays is very similar to understanding the relationship between multiplication and area. Give your third graders an opportunity to practice identifying area models that relate repeated addition and multiplication. They will match the square units, addition sentence, and multiplication sentence to the correct area model. This is a good activity to that might help struggling learners see what multiplication actually is. Tip: Print, cut, and laminate the cards for use in multiple lessons.
- Good concept introduction
- Helps build mathematical understanding
- Addresses Common Core standards
- Might be too easy for on-target learners