freebies | Multiplication

How to Get Your Students to Love Practicing Multiplication Facts with a Freebie

It seems like it is Multiplication Season for Third Grade Math students. My students practice their multiplication facts for fluency and mastery several different ways in the classroom.   Sometimes we play multiplication games. Here are our favorite… * BUMP * Rolling for Fluency * Factor Find * Memory  * Tic Tac Toe.   Occasionally on a…

Division

4 Divisibility Rules Every Student Should Master with FREEBIES

Mastering and understanding divisibility rules can be helpful for long division and greatest common factor. However, memorizing divisibility rules can be challenging for some kids. I love incorporating fun hands-on ways to teach division in my classroom. You probably know the divisibility rule for 2:  any even. number can be divided by 2.  What about…

freebies | Multiplication

Tips for Mastering Multiplication Facts with FREEBIES, Games and Activities

Make Math Facts Fun Instant recall and mastering multiplication facts for fluency is needed for exponents, making common denominators for adding and subtracting fractions and solving algebraic equations just to name a few. However, practicing facts with flash cards can be redundant and dull.  Memorizing multiplication products can be challenging for many kids. I love…