When you multiply, you put equal groups together to find the total. In this math movie, Annie and Moby show how to solve multiplication number sentences by using repeated addition, or adding the same number over and over again. Learn how to use different strategies like drawing pictures, skip-counting, and using a hundred chart to solve multiplication sentences.

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online interactive game) to practice combining numbers to create target amounts. Students will apply a variety of mental math strategies as they add during online game play, as well as in a hands-on addition game they create with a partner. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

#### Combining Numbers Lesson Plan: Monster School Bus Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-5, students will use an online math game to practice creating number combinations (such as whole numbers which add up to 10, or decimals which add up to 1.)  Students then create their own version of the game using hands-on materials. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

#### Number Jumble Math Game Lesson Plan: Multiples

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 2-5, students will use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an online math game) to practice multiplying whole numbers and/or decimals. Students will identify patterns within a multiplication table and create their own multiplication tables with unique patterns. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »