This zip file contains a POWER POINT and 3 leveled worksheets for extra practice or for differentiation to teach your students how to solve multiplication problems using area models.
Teaching your students different strategies is such an important math concept. This product teaches your students one multiplication strategy, that of using partial products through the use of an area model.
Show the slide show to the students first using your projector system.
After completing the slide show, use the worksheets to reinforce the area model strategy. I have included 3. You might choose to use all three in order, or you might choose to differentiate for your students by giving the step-by-step worksheet to those needing more support and the “Make Your Own” worksheet for those students who need more challenge.