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CCSS5.NBT.B.5

CCSS4.NBT.B.5

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**Area Multiplication: Designed so that ANYONE can succeed when multiplying large numbers!**

I developed this series on Area Multiplication for the handful of 6th grade students who come to my class each year and do not know their multiplication facts. Because of this gap in their learning, they are unable to fulfill the common core educational standards for multiplication or division. I needed to create a strategy that they could use until they learned all their multiplication facts.

I developed Area Multiplication in a similar manner to my series on division; by incorporating skip counting, (I refer to it as “counting by the numbers” in my videos).

The first chapter of this book is dedicated to teaching students my strategy on area multiplication, and each problem is linked to a tutorial video. The second chapter in this book is dedicated to drilling the strategies taught in chapter 1. Each page has four problems, each of which is also linked to a video tutorial.

There are five levels in this series on Area Multiplication. I have incorporated a **cyclical learning approach**, where each educational concept is first introduced, then reinforced, then revisited again and again. Each subsequent level rises to the next level of difficulty.**Chapter 1 is designed to scaffold concepts.****First**, Students are introduced to a concept with a “**WATCH ME**” demonstrational video. I have my students copy this problem into their notebooks, or onto a separate piece of paper that they keep in a portfolio.**Next**, students continue developing their skills by working side-by-side with me, while they watch the “**WORK WITH ME**” video.**Finally**, students perfect their skills by completing problems on their own. After completing each problem, students watch the “**ON YOUR OWN**” videos. In the videos, they are reminded, “Do NOT worry if you make a mistake. Simply pause the video, and fix your mistake. That is the fastest way to learn.” These last videos teach independence and a deeper understanding of area multiplication.**This series can be used in the following ways:**

· **Intervention** for children who have gaps in their learning. I have used this series with my 6th graders who do not know all their multiplication facts and can not multiply larger numbers. My struggling students have had AMAZING results! I start them on Book 1 and they are able to work independently through the series until they reach grade level proficiency.

· **Differentiation** – Because there are 5 tutorial videos that accompany the problems in chapter 1, virtually every child in your class can work independently and at their individual level of understanding.

· **Extensions** for children who need to be challenged.

· **Current Content** for students that are at grade level, but an alternative strategy for multiplying large numbers.

· **Extra Support** for children who can use practice with multiplication.

· **Reinforcement** for children who need a bit more time with multiplication.

How To Use This Book:

1. **Upload the PDF into your Google Classroom.**

2. Have your students solve each problem and then correct their own work, while watching the video tutorials.

When I review their work, I write something like “FANTASTIC!”, “You are Awesome!”, or “Superb Work My Friend!” on the students’ papers. As long as they find their mistake and fix it, they are learning. The positive reinforcement statements do wonders for building students’ academic self-confidence.

**Check out my other best sellers**

**Trouble A Com’n (a series on addition & subtraction)**

Trouble A Com’n – Book 1 (3 Digit addition & subtraction - ie- 524 - 365)

Trouble A Com’n – Book 2 (4 Digit addition & subtraction - ie- 5,824 – 2,963)

Trouble A Com’n – Book 3 (adding & subtracting decimals - ie- 36.42 – 29.63)

**Area Multiplication**

Area Multiplication – Book 1 (2 x 2 Digit - ie- 86 x 97)

Area Multiplication – Book 2 (2 x 3 Digit - ie- 94 x 368)

Area Multiplication – Book 3 (2 x 4 Digit - ie- 37 x 6,375)

Area Multiplication – Book 4 (3 x 4 Digit - ie- 694 x 6,368)

Area Multiplication – Book 5 (Multiplying Decimals - ie- 0.94 x 4.38)

**Area Division**

Area Division - The ultimate Bundle

Area Division - Book 1 (ie: 524 ÷ 8 = 65 R 4)

Area Division - Book 2 (ie: 4,224 ÷ 8 = 528)

Area Division - Book 3 (ie: 738 ÷ 82 = 9)

Area Division - Book 4 (ie: 2,952 ÷ 82 = 36)

Area Division - Book 5 (ie: 70,864 ÷ 824 = 86)

Area Division with Decimals - Book 6 (ie: 533 ÷ 82 = 6.5)

Area Division with Decimals - Book 7 (ie: 35 ÷ 0.8 = 43.75)

**Illustrating Fractions**

Illustrating Fractions - The Ultimate Bundle

Illustrating Fractions - Book 1 - Drawing Math Models like 3/7, 4/5, and 8/9

Illustrating Fractions - Book 2: Adding Like Denominators (ie: 5/6 + 4/6)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 3: Subtracting Like Denominators (5/6 - 4/6)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 4: Adding Un-Like Denominators (ie: 2/3 + 3/4)

Illustrating Fractions -Book 5: Subtracting Un-Like Denominators (ie: 2/3 - 1/4)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 6: Adding Mixed Numbers (ie: 1 & 5/6 + 3 & 3/4)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 7: Subtracting Mixed Numbers (3 & 1/4 - 2 & 5/6)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 8: Multiplying Fractions (ie: 6 x 3/5)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 9: Dividing Fractions (ie: 6 ÷ 1/4 and 1/4 ÷ 6 )

Illustrating Fractions - Book 10: Multiplying Fractions (ie: 2/3 x 1/4)

Illustrating Fractions - Book 11: Dividing Fractions (ie: 1/2 ÷ 1/4)

**Ratios & Proportions**

The Deadly Pit - Using T-Charts to solve ratio & proportions

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CCSS5.NBT.B.5

Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

CCSS4.NBT.B.5

Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

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