Set of 32 task cards and 4 bonus/challenge cards to help students practice multiplying two-digit by one-digit numbers. Sets are available in both full-color and black & white.
Common Core Standard
4.NBT.B.5 - 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.
•32 Multiplication Task Cards in color
•32 Multiplication Task Cards in blackline
•4 Challenge Cards
•Answer Recording Sheet
Task cards can be printed in a variety of ways depending on your personal preferences, and available materials.
These cards look amazing in color, but also print well in grayscale. For those who must conserve ink/toner (like me), I have included a duplicate set with a blackline border.
Cards hold up best if printed on card stock or construction paper. Another option is to print them on plain paper and glue or laminate them to a heavier paper.
Teaching with Task Cards
Task cards are an awesome alternative to the classic worksheet. Your students will think you are amazing for giving them such fun activities to do.
Just a few of the many ways task cards can be used are:
Play a Game
Games such as Scoot, Boom, and Around the Room are fun ways to use task cards with your students. You can also use the cards to play any generic board game where students must answer a question correctly to be able to roll and move ahead.
Task cards make great centers activities and can be self-checking if you provide access to the answer key.
Small Group or Partner Work
Task card sets can be given to small groups or pairs for students to work on together, and compare answers, or to help one another through the problems.
I have also added four challenge/bonus cards that students can use who are fast finishers, or just need a little extra boost beyond finding the correct answers.
Be sure to also check out my other multiplication products:
Multiply and Divide by Ten Task Cards
Multiplication Build-a-Problem Game>