This lesson will prepare kids to be successful during your Whole Number Multiplication unit. It also allows them to estimate the answer to any multiplication problem, which is the key to checking your answer for reasonableness.
Students will solve problems like 40 x 30 by multiplying 4 x 3 and then adding two zeros to their product to get 1,200.
If you love this lesson, here's what comes next:
Estimating Products for Whole Number Multiplication
The lesson includes:
-Teacher Lead Problem Set
-Partner Problem Set
-2 pages of Independent Practice
-Challenge page for early finishers
-Answer Keys for everything
Mentally multiplying is the key to success in any 4th or 5th grade classroom!
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