### FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Distributive Property Today with the help of mathequalslove.blogspot.com I used food to help students learn about the distributive property. We made up combo meals and then multiplied them by a number. Students were introduced to a variable. We assigned variable to images for example, banana = b apple = a coke = c water = w In the pictures you see below are the examples we created We were able to visualize the distributive property much better than I expected. This is a fabulous example and…

### March FUN-FILLED Learning!

Commutative Property of Multiplication- Great for helping students understand the relationships between numbers in third grade multiplication!

### Distributive Property Activity Pack

Distributive Property is an essential concept for our students. This packet includes over 50 pages of activities and games. Check it out. $

### Distributive Property Matching Game

In this game, students match the multiplication problem to its correct form in the Distributive Property. There are 12 problems to match. Its best to mount the cards on construction paper and then laminate so they stay sturdy. It's a great game for small groups or partners, and students have fun whi...

### Properties of Multiplication Pack

This set includes a poster for each of the following properties of multiplication: Identity, Commutative, Zero, Associative, and Distributive. There is also a foldable activity in which there are three different options for putting it together as well as a group or center activity for working with ...

Made this for the kids today. I had a lot of fun making it :)

### Apply the distributive property: using area models

Great video tutorial that teaches distributive property of multiplication using models. Excellent video that is very clear and closely matches what I will be doing. Can be used as an introduction, then I reteach, or as a reteach for math teams.

### FREE Distributive Property Matching Activity

In this activity, students will practice showing the distributive property by matching a fact (such as 54 X 2) with 2 equations using the distributive property, such has 2 X (50 + 4) and (2 X 50) + (2 X 4). Just laminate the sheet on colored paper, cut out the cards, and have students race individua...

Multiplication Properties Anchor Chart by Mrs. P, for fourth or fifth grade math. Commutative, Associative (my favorite), Distributive, Identity, and Zero Properties.

Property of Multiplication thinking map. We sat on the carpet, students had textbooks and we took turns filling out sections. Each student was able to fill out a post it note using a pen. :)

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### Times Tables: Multiply with 7, Distributive Property

Memorize 7-times tables using the distributive property. This strategy shows the algebra and models logic to help recall. Related worksheets @ mathcoachinter...

### Incorporating Art in Math - Angry Birds Style! - Mrs. Joy Hall

Let me start by saying that this was NOT my idea! I give full credit to Teacher Support Force (which I found on Pinterest – YAY, Pinterest!). It was too great of an idea not to try with my fifth … Continue reading →

### Props!

We have completed our properties unit! Yay! Props for Properties! Each unit completed is another week closer to summer! ...or just T...

### Math Coach's Corner

Okay, raise your hand if you’re an elementary teacher and just the mention of the distributive property makes you break out in a cold sweat. Go ahead…no one can see […]