This week we began our new math unit - Number
Central idea: Multiplication and division are related and are used to solve problems.
We started with looking at times tables - which are easy, which times tables scare us, and why?! Are there any strategies and patterns that can help us understand and remember certain times tables? Are there any connections....?
Here is a quick and easy strategy for times tables using hands to get you started:
View life from the lens of a 10 year old, and it will bring much humour and joy. That sums up my experience with my grade 5 students at ISS.