NOTEBOOK (SMARTboard) File
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A SMART Notebook tutorial for teachers to use for instructing students on how to use the Lattice Grid as an alternative strategy for the conventional multiplication technique. This 22 page file walks the teacher/student through the process of understanding the constructing and completion of the Lattice Grid and how to obtain the product of the factors. It starts from a single cell and progresses through the 2x1 grid to the 2x2 grid to the 3x2 grid and finally to the 3x3 lattice grid. Some of the notebook pages have reveal techniques to assist the student with the placement of the correct numbers. Included is a student worksheet that allows the students at their desk to follow along and complete the grids while the teacher or student does the work on the board. There are blackline masters included that include a Lattice Grid Multiplication Table and four different masters of blank grids for students to use. A page is included on the multiple cultural history of the use of the Lattice Grid.