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Multiplication and division: multiply and divide by 3, 4 and 8
This guide provides a sequence of small steps starting with a recap of prerequisite understandings. Explore multiplication concepts of equal groupings before a focus on multiplying and dividing by 3, 4 and 8.
|Year level(s)||Year 2, Year 3, Year 4|
|Purpose||Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Questioning, Concrete Representational Abstract model, Explicit teaching|
|Keywords||repeated addition, arrays, times tables, skip-counting, sharing, grouping, bar model, explicit teaching|
|Strand and focus||Number, Build understanding|
|Topics||Multiplication and division, Place value|
|AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions||
Multiply and divide by one-digit numbers using repeated addition, equal grouping, arrays, and partitioning to support a variety of calculation strategies
Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts for 3, 4, 5 and 10; extend and apply facts to develop the related division facts
Multiply and divide one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences, diagrams and arrays, and using a variety of calculation strategies
Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts up to 10 x 10 and related division facts; extend and apply facts to develop efficient mental strategies for computation with larger numbers without a calculator
Develop efficient strategies and use appropriate digital tools for solving problems involving addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division where there is no remainder
Additive strategies (P8)
Multiplicative strategies (P5, P6, P7)
Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P4)
Number and place value (P7)
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