1. These Lesson Plans describe how to create area models by arranging base-ten pieces.
2. Students will create area models for one-digit by two-digit (example: 8 x 14) and two-digit by two-digit (example: 21 x 16) multiplication problems.
3. This skill can be utilized by fourth and fifth grade students in both the multiplication and division standards. Students will also create equations and use the partial products method of multiplication to find their solutions.
4. These Lesson Plans include templates that allow teachers to modify and create additional practice problems for students using larger factors.