In this packet you'll find a PowerPoint to show your students and six worksheets that will guide them through understanding the Standard Multiplication Algorithm. Click the preview button above to see every page of the packet. Of course I provide a complete answer key!
This is the final step in multiplication mastery in the fourth and fifth grades. Students start with area model, transition to partial product, then graduate to the standard algorithm.
"Thanks for explaining this so well! It helps my kids to see the steps in the PowerPoint." ~Christi
The standard algorithm is the "shortcut" that allows students to quickly multiply just like their parents do. Once this is mastered, students are ready for any multiplication problem they'll face a the move up to middle and high school.
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I've done a video demo of this process, as well...click to see it
This download contains:
• A PowerPoint presentation that walks students through the Standard Multiplication Algorithm. It provides step-by-step models as well as practice slides. I use this in my class during Whiteboard Math so students can follow along and practice every step.
• Six PDF worksheets with 6 items each:
My students always love learning this final step in the multiplication process. Don't linger on Area Model or Partial Product...move on up as soon as you can to this final step.
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