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# Multiplication Math Challenges: High Level Multi Digit Multiplication Activities

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#### What educators are saying

Once again, another resource that changed the dynamics of my small groups and added what was missing. Thank you!
Thanks!! This looks to be a a great resource for helping students master multiplicative thinking which should really help with the upcoming proportional reasoning unit.

### Description

Developing a deep understanding of multiplication concepts and estimation is essential...but we want students to be fluent with computation too, right? But are you tired of multiplication worksheets for computation practice?

ME TOO!

There is no doubt that students need many opportunities to practice the computation skills they learn. Will asking them to complete multiple worksheets filled with multiplication problems accomplish this? SURE! That being said, I think we can design learning opportunities that are richer, encourage thinking and reasoning, provide opportunities for math dialogue and debate, and…gasp…are fun!

What is included?

3 sets of number cards that are used for each included activity. These cards are low ink and can be copied on colored paper or cardstock to help keep things organized. The three sets (Sets A, B, and C) allow you to either differentiate within your class OR to use Set A (single digits and low double digits) early in the year and then use the larger numbers later. Set C includes two and three digit numbers to multiply. You have tons of options!

• 4 different “class challenges”. Use these as a warm up to your math class, as a review of addition/subtraction throughout the year, or as a great test prep activity. Directions for each are included on one page.

• 4 whole class or small group learning activities that reinforce computation through cooperation, reasoning, and estimation. Directions are written to fit on one page so they can be included at centers for students to use as guides if needed.

• 3 sets of task cards (one for each number set—3, 4, and 5 digits). These cards are perfect for math workshop, small group instruction or review, or even enrichment. They vary in levels of challenge and are great for individuals or collaborative learning. Each set comes with blank recording sheets as well.

I hope you find these activities both fun and meaningful. Check out the preview for more information about what is included.

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Looking for more multiplication resources?

◆This set of basic level CGI multiplication and division word problems builds SO much conceptual understanding--and they are differentiated! Just "select-a-size" by putting different sets of numbers in the problems. Check out the preview for even more!

◆Want to try some multiplication math sorts? All directions are included with photos, teaching tips, and more!

◆Need some multiplication formative assessments? See what you think!

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### Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.