Teaching properties of multiplication through allowing your students to think, try, and discover helps solidify this important foundation. This set of six "think"sheets (not worksheets) guides your students through each of the five properties: zero, identity, commutative, associative, and distributive. There is also a foldable and a page of 3 online games/activities to summarize and reinforce.
How can I use this product?
Just print and copy a set for each student to have them work through the sheets on their own or in a small group setting. After they have filled them out, you could partner them to explain their ideas.
What is included?
The 12 page PDF file contains:
• Cover page/notes/copyright info (3 pages)
• 5 thinksheets for zero property, identity property, commutative property, associative property, and distributive property
• Foldable: One blank (for them to write the definitions) and one complete for Interactive Journal/Dictionary
• QR Codes: For links to 2 free online math games and 1 quiz
Is this available in a bundle?
This activity is bundled with Eight Best Selling Multiplication Products for a 25% savings
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Please check out all my multiplication activities!
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What standards are addressed?
Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide.2 Examples: If 6 × 4 = 24 is known, then 4 × 6 = 24 is also known. (Commutative property of multiplication.) 3 × 5 × 2 can be found by 3 × 5 = 15, then 15 × 2 = 30, or by 5 × 2 = 10, then 3 × 10 = 30. (Associative property of multiplication.) Knowing that 8 × 5 = 40 and 8 × 2 = 16, one can find 8 × 7 as 8 × (5 + 2) = (8 × 5) + (8 × 2) = 40 + 16 = 56. (Distributive property.)