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Multiplying by 8

To begin this lesson, we will look at the In Focus task. Can you solve this question in different ways? Make sure that you use your jotter or your blended learning book to show your thinking. You need to prove that the way you are using is giving the correct answer. 

Look at how we solved it - we counted them all, we counted in twos, fours and eights. We used jottings to record multiplication calculations. 

How many rows and how many columns are there?

 Look at how we write the rows and columns in a multiplication statement.

Now let’s look at the guided practice.

Complete these workbook pages.