UKS2 (Year 5 and Year 6) formal long multiplication 2 - multiplying by 2-digit & 3-digit numbers

This lesson consists of:

A connect / starter reviewing prior learning with regard to long multiplication

An Interactive Whiteboard teaching introduction for both Notebook and ActivInspire, to teach how to lay-out long multiplication and to test the children’s ability to solve long multiplication problems focussing on 4 and 5 digit x 2 digit and 3 digit x 3 digit

A 4 way differentiated series of calculations (including a Challenge Activity) where children are expected to solve a series long multiplication problems, and one Word Problem per ability group.

An AFL / Next Steps task based on a previous multi-step KS3 SATs question, which requires children apply master strategies to use their knowledge of long multiplication and inverse operations to find the solution.



To use long multiplication.

Main Lesson:

- To multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digits numbers (Year 5)
- To multiply multi-digit numbers up to 5 digits by a 2-digit whole numbers and 3 digit by 3 digit whole numbers. using the formal written method of long multiplication (Year 6)
- To use multiplication, including formal written methods, applying it to integers and decimals, (KS3)

Save for later
  • UKS2---Term-1---Week-3---Day-4-Starter---long-multiplication.pptx
  • UKS2---Term-1---Week-3---Day-4--to-use-long-multiplication.flipchart
  • UKS2---Term-1---Week-3---Day-4--to-use-long-multiplication.notebook
  • Upper-Key-Stage-2-Week-3-Day-4----to-use-long-multiplication.docx
  • Upper-Key-Stage-2-Week-3-Day-4-planning----long-multiplication.docx

About this resource


Created: Jun 23, 2017

Updated: Oct 27, 2018

Lesson starter

pptx, 70 KB



flipchart, 335 KB



notebook, 68 KB


Report a problem

Tes Paid Licence

How can I re-use this?