Learning Multiplication
Multiplication Lesson Plan


This lesson combines the use of manipulatives with computer technology to teach and reinforce the concept of multiplication.

Standards (NCTM Grades 3-5)

Number and Operations

Understand meanings of operations and how they relate to one another.

Compute fluently and make reasonable estimates

Student Prerequisites


Students must be able to: Teacher Preparation

Have enough blocks for each student to have approximately 100 blocks. The type of block is unimportant.

Students will need:

Lesson Outline

  1. Focus and Review
  2. Review any pertinent vocabulary and tell the students that today they will be learning how to multiply.

  3. Objectives
  4. Students will understand and be able to perform 1 digit * 1 digit multiplication.

  5. Teacher Input
  1. Guided Practice
  1. Independent Practice
  1. Closure
Extensions and Modifications