Multiplication Facts 3 - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Multiplication Facts

In the "Multiplication Facts 3" lesson, designed for Grade 3 students, learners will delve deep into the world of multiplication, focusing specifically on multiplying by the number 3. This lesson is a crucial part of the Multiplication and Division unit, as it aims to solidify students' understanding and fluency with basic multiplication facts, a foundational skill necessary for more complex mathematical concepts encountered in higher grades. Through engaging activities such as "Multiplying 3’s Part 1 Worksheet," "Multiplying 3’s Part 2 Worksheet," and "Multiplying 3’s with Force Worksheet," students will practice and reinforce their multiplication skills in a structured and graduated manner.

Understanding how to multiply by 3 efficiently is important for several reasons. Firstly, it enhances students' ability to perform calculations quicker, aiding in the mastery of more advanced multiplication and division tasks. Secondly, it builds a strong numerical foundation, which is vital for problem-solving in everyday situations and for future mathematical learning, including fractions, percentages, and algebra. Practicing these skills in varied contexts, as provided in this lesson, ensures students not only learn multiplication facts by rote but also understand the concepts underlying these operations, leading to better mathematical fluency and confidence.

Estimated classroom time: 9 min
Chapter: Multiplication Facts
Unit: Multiplication and Division
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1st
3:00 min
Multiplying 3’s Part 1 Worksheet
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2nd
3:00 min
Multiplying 3s Part 2 Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Multiplying 3s with Force Worksheet
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• Activity 1 / Multiplying 3’s Part 1 Worksheet

The beautiful butterflies which your kids see in the garden and on pretty flowers was not always a   beautiful, winged creature. Once, the butterfly was simply a cocoon, and before that, it was a crawling caterpillar, and before that, it was an egg on a leaf somewhere. This is the life cycle of the butterfly. Look at this worksheet. Ask your kids to complete the lifecycle of the butterfly by multiplying. Help them solve each fact by drawing a line to the correct answer.

• Activity 2 / Multiplying 3s Part 2 Worksheet

The beautiful butterflies which your kids see in the garden and on pretty flowers was not always a   beautiful, winged creature. Once, the butterfly was simply a cocoon, and before that, it was a crawling caterpillar, and before that, it was an egg on a leaf somewhere. This is the life cycle of the butterfly. Look at this worksheet. Ask your kids to complete the lifecycle of the butterfly by multiplying. Help them solve each fact by drawing a line to the correct answer.

• Activity 3 / Multiplying 3s with Force Worksheet

Do your kids know what force is? Give them some simple and common examples of forces that are everywhere. For example, your child jumping in the playground is a force. The wind blowing the leaves through the garden is a force. Help your child use force to pull the heavy wagon in this worksheet through the neighborhood and all the way home. Draw a line through all of the correct multiplication facts to get the wagon home.