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.
- 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)