# Explore Multiplication Properties, Changed and more!

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Arrays and the Commutative Property of Multiplication. "A product is not changed at rearrangement of its factors". Tutors, set up a similar example with available manipulatives. Tutees record definition in the math journal.

Elementary math videos and songs. Try the 9 X 9 song to get a hint of how good these are. His whole site is great for every classroom. Teachers MUST use more music and teaching videos to make the quality of their lessons better. CW

Third Grade Multiplication Activities: Defensive Multiplication

Another pinner said: I add each cat chased 8 mice (ounces). I know it doesn't start with O, but they are small and so are ounces. Plus the kids always think it is so funny that the kingdom/castle becomes infested with mice!---I teach the Big G, but I like the story that goes with it...might help some kiddos!

Have your students craft up their own paper hands to help them learn basic math. This easy and engaging kids craft helps to make learning fun.

Times tables booklets are a great tool for students to use to test themselves and review various table facts. http://topnotchteaching.com/lesson-ideas/times-tables/

Maths Multiplication Wheels- incorporate to the skip counting learned in cycle 1!

Turning Noneducational Games into Learning Fun http://www.theorganizedclassroomblog.com/index.php/blog/turning-noneducational-games-into-learning-fun

Associative Property. You can add or multiply regardless of how the numbers are grouped. By 'grouped' we mean 'how you use parenthesis'. In other words, if you are adding or multiplying it does not matter where you put the parenthesis.

Check out this blog post on distributive, commutative and associative property by Mr Elementary Math.