This Back to School activity is a great resource for linking multiplication and repeated addition while reviewing arrays.
Common Core State Standards Addressed:
CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.1 Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7.
-Two sets of 24 cards. Each set of cards forms 6 groups, with each group including the following: an array, a repeated addition sentence that matches the array, a multiplication sentence that matches the array, and a phrase ( ___ rows of ___) that matches the array.
-Two 2-sided recording sheets (one to go along with each set of cards). The sheets could be used as a stand-alone activity if desired.