Multiplication Problem

posted Mar 25, 2015, 4:47 PM by Patrick Johnson
Today students had the choice to solve one of two problems they were given. Students quickly figured out it was a problem that could be solved through multiplication. After they finished their solution, we sorted their solutions based on how they solved the problem (using multiplication, repeated addition, groupings, skip counting).
Choice 1 plus a sample of a student's solution:
Choice 2  plus a sample of a student's solution:
Students sorted their worked based on how they came up with the solution:
Our anchor chart for multiplication strategies:


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