Our Word Problems and Multiplication lesson plan lists several strategies for solving word problems using multiplication. Some of the strategies include making a diagram, eliminating possibilities, and looking for patterns. Several clue words are listed to help students know when multiplication is necessary to solve a word problem. Students are asked to write their own multiplication word problem using the pictures provided to ensure their understanding of how to form and solve these problems. Students are also asked to solve example word problems, demonstrating their ability to use the information gained from this lesson.
At the end of the lesson, students will be able to solve word problems using multiplication.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.A.3, CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.A.2