## Visual Multiplication

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

**Grade 3 Operations** - 3.OA.A.1

How Images Can Help You Learn to Multiply - Images and pictures play an important role when it comes to teaching kids. They help make the problem look easier and provides a helping hand for students to get a grip of the problem. Most of the times, it is difficult for kids to do the transition from simple addition and subtraction to complex concepts such as multiplication and division. When learning multiplication, kids can be easily drifted and start working over the wrong concepts. This can create a problem as well as discourage and intimidate students, ultimately damaging learning outcomes. This is where images help the students. Let's find out hoe images can help you learn to multiply. Colorful images are way better than abstract numbers. You don't need to spend a lot of energy and efforts in understanding the numbers. Children willingly take part in solving the problems. Images make counting and calculations of the numbers easy. Kids can easily use images as groups and multiply numbers. The images help in memorization of tables. A complete series of worksheets and lessons that help students learn to multiply by using visual objects.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons

- Rows and Columns Step-by-Step Lesson- A real helpful thing to do when teaching this is to introduce them to a spreadsheet.
- Guided Lesson - Rows and columns of shapes and colors.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - I expect students to be able to count at this point.
- Matching Sheet - Match the pictures to the sum or product statements.
- Practice Worksheet - It doesn't say it in the directions, but we are looking for the final product here.
- Visual Multiplication Lesson - I hope you are a good share-er.
- What's the Problem? Worksheet - Explain the product that is presented to you.
- Sharing and Multiplication Worksheet - I think that 7 is the largest number that I use here.
- Visual Multiplication Practice - Buttons and dots can make multiplication problems?

#### Homework Sheets

The problems here all have basic legend guides to help students along .

- Homework 1 - We count every row to get the answer.
- Homework 2 - Solve the multiplication problem using the circles as guides.
- Homework 3 - We can see that there are four rows having three images each.

#### Practice Worksheets

We remove those legends and start to ask students to be more concrete with their work.

- Practice 1 - You can count rows and columns to help you through these.
- Practice 2 - Write the multiplication equation for below images and solve the problem.
- Practice 3 - Kittens and wallets in rows and columns.