The shift from additive thinking to multiplicative thinking is a monumental leap in mathematical understanding. It’s no wonder, then, that both the CCSSM and Texas TEKS stress concrete and pictorial learning and multiple representations in both 2nd and 3rd grade.
This freebie includes contextual multiplication pictures that students can use to describe using repeated addition and multiplication and also to write their own multiplication word problems. Includes Math Talk Cards and student instruction cards.
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