Math facts are the keys that open the doors to being able to solve harder computation and word problems.
Timed tests do not help children learn math facts, strategies do! After showing what multiplication means, students should memorize the multiplication facts.
If Common Core matters in your area, we offer books with and without mention of Common Core. See below for a list of Common Core State Standards that Five Times Five Is Not Ten supports.
Five Times Five Is Not Ten was featured in the January 2009 issue of Learning Magazine as a Resource for Successful Teaching.
Designed for any age student, this National Best Books 2008 Award-Winning workbook is different than other workbooks because it focuses on teaching children strategies to remember multiplication facts. There are 148 worksheets for written practice and review, and this workbook includes a guide to introducing the facts.
- Teachers, homeschool parents, special education and math resource teachers can use Five Times Five Is Not Ten to teach students in any grade level, including adult basic skills programs!
- Math facts are practiced by their trick or strategy names throughout the book.
- A review of selected addition and/ or subtraction facts is included on some pages.
- Workbook pages have a clean design to appeal to both younger students and older students, including those in remedial math classes.
- Students will see that they can be successful in completing pages without counting on fingers or using a chart!
- This book includes record-keeping pages and a certificate of mastery!
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Also included in this reproducible book:
- How to Use the Book
- Answer Key
- Index of Math Facts
- Perforated pages
- Math Facts Listed by Name
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Five Times Five Is Not Ten supports the following Common Core State Standards:
3.OA.7 By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.
2.OA.2 Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.
3.OA.1 Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7.
3.OA.5 Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide. Examples: If 6 x 4 = 24 is known, then 4 x 6 = 24 is also known. (Commutative property of multiplication.)
3.OA.9 Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. For example, observe that 4 times a number is always even, and explain why 4 times a number can be decomposed into two equal addends.
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