MULTIPLYING WHOLE NUMBERS LESSON PLAN
MONEY MATH SKILLS PROGRAM COURSE BASIC
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Students
learn basic math skills.

BASIC MATH: MULTIPLICATION

Multiplying Whole Numbers

Understand how to
multiply whole numbers.

Objectives:

Students
will know basic definitions for
multiplication

Students
will know how to multiply two digit numbers

Students
will know how to multiply numbers with more
than two digits and different number of
digits

Students
will know how multiply numbers that are
multiples of 10

Note: This lesson also may be used by older students seeking business math
review, for example, a refresher for those
entering an administrative type position.

MULTIPLYING WHOLE NUMBERS LESSON PLAN

Teaching Materials

Lesson -
Multiplying Whole Numbers (see below for
printable lesson)

Prepared Examples

Overhead

Lesson
Activity:

Present
the idea that multiplication
is repeated addition

Show a few
simple examples

Discuss
the terms factor and product

Discuss
the three ways to show
multiplication

Show a
horizontal and vertical
representation of
multiplication

Discuss
lining up the ones, tens,
hundreds, etc. columns. Note
that the number with the
fewest digits goes on the
bottom.

Show
multiplication as an
addition of the
products. Work through a few
examples

Present
the shortcut method. Work
through a few examples
gradually adding more digits
to the factors.

Discuss
multiplying factors that are
multiples of 10. Work
through examples where you
drop the 0’s and add them
back.

Assessment/Evaluation Have students complete the worksheet. A passing grade is 70% or greater.