Ahoy Maties! Put some Pirate fun into multiplication word problem practice with these 40 PowerPoint slides! Fun text and engaging pictures help make learning and reinforcing multiplication word problems pure fun.
Word problems include multiplication of whole numbers of up to four numbers by a whole number, plus multiplication of two two-digit numbers. This resource also includes multi-step word problems. Extraneous information has been added into a few word problems to allow students the opportunity to choose which information is relevant to solving the problem at hand.
Please note that this Power Point is NOT editable. It has been saved in Power Point Show to protect the copyright on the artwork. It will also launch immediately into the Power Point program to help save you set-up time. The second click on each slide displays the answer to the question in red.
Please note: this resource is not printable, as it is in Power Point Show. If you are interested in a printable version, please check out the task card version of this resource that is listed with a link below.
There are a number of ways to use this multiplication word problem Power Point in your classroom.
As a Teaching Tool:
As you teach word problem strategies, ask students to come to the PowerPoint presentation, and use the strategy to demonstrate how to find the answer on the board/wall. Click again to see the answer.
Divide your class into two teams. Go back and forth giving each team every other slide. Each team must work together to find the answer, as well as tell the strategy they used. Click to check the correct answer.
Show each slide to students. Students figure out the answer, write it on an answer sheet, then check the answer with a second click.
If students are unsure of the multiplication facts, a 100s chart can be used to help with answers.
If you are interested in the task card version of this Power Point presentation see:
4th Grade Multiplication Word Problem Task Card Pack
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