Properties of Multiplication

This Properties of Multiplication lesson plan also includes:

Unlock the keys to fluent multiplication with this upper-elementary math lesson. After an introduction to the five properties of multiplication, students match cards with different math problems to posters describing each property, before creating their own examples.

474 Views 417 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Rather than having students work independently, create small groups and ask them sort the multiplication problems according to the property they represent
  • Extend the lesson by having children create word problems that model each property of multiplication

  • Includes a warm-up activity that activates students' prior knowledge about multiplication
  • A collection of printable multiplication problems are included for use during the lesson
  • Provides classroom displays that clearly define each property of multiplication

  • None