An introductory PowerPoint and an nrich link - I use it every year (sometimes with the same pupils) and they are always engaged.
The game involves finding factors and multiples of numbers, trying to beat your partner. Great fun!
Pupils need to decide on their 'dream' job, find the average starting salary, work out their gross pay (roughly) and create a monthly budget. Can also then use their savings to decorate their new flat, keeping within a budget.
Generates great discussion.
Explore commutative property, factors, writing and solving multiplication number sentences and using multiplication as a comparison. Scaffolded lesson provides for classroom differentiation. Can be used as a lesson leader, guided practice, independent practice, for cooperative learning and math centers, or as an assessment. Use with smartboard, projector, computer, pad or as printable. Lesson is complete - NO PREP.<br />
- Apply commutative rule for multiplication<br />
- Find factors of individual numbers up to one hundred<br />
- Write and solve multiplication number sentences<br />
- Recognize multiplication as a comparison<br />
- Solve word problems<br />
Includes 6 practice pages and answer keys.<br />
Aligned with NCCS Math - 4.OA.1<br />
Look for more help at commoncoremath.net!<br />
Total Pages - 6<br />
Answer Key Included<br />
Teaching Duration 2 Days