Intro to Multiplication Arrays and Repeated Addition using manipulative guided worksheet:
With this, I give each student some sort of manipulative that they can visualize the repeated addition with. This is in a cup usually (hence the vocabulary chosen in the worksheet - fully editable!). They then follow the directions to build an array and write our the repeated addition on the worksheet. Very easy to follow and self explanatory as well as very great visual. Helped my students to understand the concept much better than anything in our curriculum! ENJOY!!
EXAMPLE - First part says this:
There are 4 groups. Each group has 3 in it.
Show these groups on your desk using the cup given to you.
Then they are to fill in the blanks:
There are _____ groups of 3
I can show this by doing ____ + ____ + ____ = ____