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Multiplication Resources

Laura Candler's Multiplication Files

 

Check out these great resources for teaching multiplication. You'll find a free webinar recording with strategies for ensuring that your students master their times tables fluently. You'll also find free printables and helpful websites dealing with multiplication.

In addition to the free resources, be sure to preview Mastering Math Facts Multiplication and Division: Aligned with the Common Core, shown below, which is a comprehensive resource on this topic.

 

Mastering Math Facts
NewMastering Math Facts
Multiplication and Division:
Aligned with the Common Core


This 208-page book describes a complete system for 100% mastery of multiplication concepts and facts. The book includes all the printables, assessments, and activity pages needed to fully implement the program.
Print and ebook available .... Click to learn more!

 

Mastering Multiplication Facts Take 2 Webinar Recording - MP4 Version
 
All Options for Viewing the Mastering Math Facts Webinar
Why watch the webinar? Here's what one teacher had to say ...

"I just finished watching the webinar. It was tremendously helpful. I have the Mastering Math Facts book, but there is just something about listening to you explain it that drives it home. When I watch your videos, I always feel blessed to be learning from a such a master teacher. It pumps me up and gets me so excited for the upcoming year. Your generosity to teachers is astounding! Thank you for ALL you do for teachers. I know you have touched the lives of thousands of teachers and students. You are a blessing to the education community! I can't wait for the next webinar:)" ~ Selina Smith

Mastering Math Facts SamplerFree Mastering Math Facts Sampler

Download the free activities described in the webinar.

Click to download a free 43-page sampler of Mastering Math Facts Multiplication and Division: Aligned with the Common Core. This sampler includes activities and printables and does not have the word "Sample" on each page. You can print them out as use them "as is" with your students. The packet includes Fishbowl Multiplication, a math fact quiz, two Common Core Connections charts, and a math game called In the Dog House.

Click the title link to learn more about how to purchase Mastering Math Facts Multiplication and Division: Aligned with the Common Core.

 

Featured Multiplication Freebies

Multiplication Drill Worksheet
Multiplication War Game
Pumpkin Seed Multiplication

Printables and Lessons for Multiplication

Multiplication Practice Board

This blank multiplication drill template can be laminated and used by students when practicing their times tables. The complete system is described in Mastering Math Facts, and you can see how teacher Suzy Brooks uses it in her 3rd grade classroom. She shared a video on her Technically Invisible blog to show how she uses the Daily Drills in Mastering Math Facts.

Multiplication Template
Multiplication War Card Game

All you need for Multiplication War is a deck of cards to create an effective and fun game for reviewing times tables. This activity is taken from Mastering Math Facts and Math Stations for Middle Grades.

Multiplication DrillMultiplication Drill Worksheet

Print out this this worksheet and use it to see which of your students need to review their times tables. Read the Mastering Math Facts System overview for suggested time limits.

Pumpkin Seed Multiplication

Pumpkin Seed Multiplication was adapted from a similar activity in Mastering Math Facts. This game can be used to develop a conceptual understanding of multiplication using pumpkin seeds or other small manipulatives.

 

Online Multiplication Practice For Kids

Timez Attack - Amazing Games for Learning Math Facts
Timez Attack Intro Page

Timez Attack has been getting rave reviews on my Facebook page and it looks awesome! The site includes research to back up the important of students learning their times tables. These games have excellent graphics and interactive capabilities. There's a free version available and you can upgrade to a Standard or Deluxe version as well.

Multiplication Grand Prix
Free Online Game from Arcademic Skill Builders 

Multiplication Grand Prix is exciting game from Arcademic Skill Builders. Students at different computers can race against each other to practice their times tables. One student starts a game and marks it "private." He or she creates a password and then gives the password to up to 3 friends who can join the race. Each student can choose a different color for his or her race car, and the game is on! 

Johnnie's Math Page - Multiplication Facts Practice
Free Math Games for Multiplication Practice

Loads of great multiplication games for student practice. Lots of variety! Games are interactive and fun! Your kids will never get bored practicing their times tables with the activities on this page!

Interactive Multiplication Chart
Free Application From Math Cats Website - Explore the Multiplication Table

Interactive multiplication chart that can be used to make connections between arrays and the basic multiplication facts. Have fun exploring!

Free Online Multiplication Flash Cards
Mathfact Cafe - 3rd Grade Multiplication Flash Cards

MathFact Cafe is a great no-frills website for studying times tables. There are no fancy graphics to distract students, and they get immediate feedback every time they enter an answer. After doing 25 cards, they get a score and the cards they missed are shown in red. Students can see the answers to the ones they missed by hovering their mouse over the red cards.

 

Online Resources for Teachers

Facebook Suggestions for Multiplication Resources

I asked teachers on Facebook to share their best resources and strategies for teaching multiplication facts, and several dozen people contributed their ideas. Take a look at the multiplication discussion on the Teaching Resources Facebook Page. Feel free to add your own resources, but you'll have to click the "like" button in order to be able to do that. Thanks to everyone who shared a strategy or resource!

Math Poke-A-Fact

Take a look at this YouTube video created by Charity Preston in which she explains a fun way for students to practice their math facts with a partner.

Math Cats website
Online Resource: www.mathcats.com

This award-winning website offers a wealth of resources for the math teacher. There are teaching strategies as well as interactive math applets that can be used by students. Developed by Wendy Petti, this website is worth exploring. Be sure to check out her Multiplication Idea Bank for ideas on using manipulatives to introduce multiplication: http://www.mathcats.com/grownupcats/ideabankmultiplication.html.  Be sure to take a look at the Interactive Multiplication Chart which would be great for whiteboard demonstrations in whole group lessons.

Recommended Print Book Resources

Math by all Means, Multiplication, Grade 3
Print book by Marilyn Burns

This classic is part of the Math By All Means series created by Marilyn Burns. The multiplication edition contains the complete “Circles and Stars” activity for introducing multiplication. Marilyn Burns is known for making math concepts fun and easy to understand with hands-on activities and manipulatives.  

Making Multiplication Easy: Strategies for Mastering the Tables Through 10
Print book by Meish Goldish

This print resource provides a step-by-step introduction to multiplication for 2nd and 3rd grade teachers. There are effective strategies and loads of reproducibles for teaching each math fact through 10. Making Multiplication Easy addresses all learning styles through poems, songs, stories, games, and puzzles.  

7 x 9 = Trouble!
Print book by Claudia Mills

This book is a perfect read aloud for a 3rd or 4th grade class where students are struggling to learn their times tables. Kids will relate to Wilson who can't seem to learn his math facts and feels that everyone else can learn them except him.

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