Have you ever been frustrated with your students' lack of knowing their multiplication facts and their difficulty with division? This is an exploration of why it is important to know multiplication facts and why long division really works. There are also two challenge problems included that will get your students discussing why the "Nines Multiplication Trick" and some divisibility rules work. It can be used as a way to introduce these concepts or as a review for older students.
This lesson includes group tasks that will get your students thinking deeply about these concepts and also incudes all answer keys with a cute bug theme. To see more about this product, please view the preview!