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Title: Roll an Array
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This lesson presents a handson partner activity to introduce second graders to making rectangular arrays. Students will use number dice to roll numbers and then build the coordinating array. An equation will be written to show the sum of the equal addends.
This is a College and CareerReady Standards showcase lesson plan.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (2) 4: Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends. [2OA4]
Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Roll an Array
Description: This lesson presents a handson partner activity to introduce second graders to making rectangular arrays. Students will use number dice to roll numbers and then build the coordinating array. An equation will be written to show the sum of the equal addends.
This is a College and CareerReady Standards showcase lesson plan.
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Title: Peep Peep
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Students will take a virtual tour of a Peep Candy factory.
Students will observe the way Peeps are packed in rectangle shaped arrays, 2 rows of 5.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (2) 4: Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends. [2OA4]
Subject: Mathematics (2)
Title: Peep Peep
Description: Students will take a virtual tour of a Peep Candy factory.
Students will observe the way Peeps are packed in rectangle shaped arrays, 2 rows of 5.
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Title: How Many Times Did You Add That?
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After watching the video clip of the Hershey's plant, students will use grid paper to investigate multiplication as repeated addition.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Standard(s): [SS2010] LWT2 (2) 7: Explain production and distribution processes.
Subject: Mathematics (1  4), or Social Studies (2)
Title: How Many Times Did You Add That?
Description: After watching the video clip of the Hershey's plant, students will use grid paper to investigate multiplication as repeated addition.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
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Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
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This lesson teaches the basic math multiplication facts in a fun way so that students will want to remember them. Knowledge of all multiplication facts will help with learning subsequent skills in longer multiplication, division, fractions, etc.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (3) 5: Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide. (Students need not use formal terms for these properties.) [3OA5]
Subject: Mathematics (1  3), or Technology Education (3  5)
Title: Multiplication Facts, Facts, Facts and Some Reese's Pieces for Snack!!
Description: This lesson teaches the basic math multiplication facts in a fun way so that students will want to remember them. Knowledge of all multiplication facts will help with learning subsequent skills in longer multiplication, division, fractions, etc.
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Title: Double Your Flavor
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As students begin memorizing the multiplication math facts, they will need many ways to visualize and practice the multiplication concepts. In this lesson they will begin practice with arrays, skip counting, and moving manipulatives for the 0,1,2,3,and 4 times tables.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (3) 12: Multiply onedigit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10  90 (e.g., 9 x 80, 5 x 60) using strategies based on place value and properties of operations. [3NBT3]
Subject: Mathematics (2  3), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: Double Your Flavor
Description: As students begin memorizing the multiplication math facts, they will need many ways to visualize and practice the multiplication concepts. In this lesson they will begin practice with arrays, skip counting, and moving manipulatives for the 0,1,2,3,and 4 times tables.
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Title: Hundred Blocks Board
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In this lesson students will practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying without regrouping using a hundred blocks board. Students will be given opportunities to identify and discuss different patterns that they discover and relate number patterns to visual patterns.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (3) 9: Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. [3OA9]
Subject: Mathematics (K  3), or Technology Education (K  2)
Title: Hundred Blocks Board
Description: In this lesson students will practice adding, subtracting, and multiplying without regrouping using a hundred blocks board. Students will be given opportunities to identify and discuss different patterns that they discover and relate number patterns to visual patterns.
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Title: Powerful Patterns: Looking Back and Moving Forward
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In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students are provided with buttons or pasta and are asked to make a pattern that is then described to the class. Students complete a table illustrating a growing pattern that can be predicted.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (2) 4: Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends. [2OA4]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Powerful Patterns: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Description: In this lesson, one of a multipart unit from Illuminations, students are provided with buttons or pasta and are asked to make a pattern that is then described to the class. Students complete a table illustrating a growing pattern that can be predicted. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2
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Title: Times Table
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This student interactive, from an Illuminations lesson, allows students to practice multiplying numbers.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (3) 4: Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or division equation relating three whole numbers. [3OA4]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Times Table
Description: This student interactive, from an Illuminations lesson, allows students to practice multiplying numbers. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,1,2,3,4,5
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Title: Concentration
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This student interactive from Illuminations allows students to play the classic game of Concentration by themselves or against a friend. The interactive can be used to review numbers, shapes, multiplication facts, fractions, decimals, and percents.
Standard(s): [MA2013] (4) 23: Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement. [4MD5]
Subject: Mathematics Title: Concentration
Description: This student interactive from Illuminations allows students to play the classic game of Concentration by themselves or against a friend. The interactive can be used to review numbers, shapes, multiplication facts, fractions, decimals, and percents. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5

