# Times Table Tactics

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Times Table Tactics takes an investigative approach to multiplication. The activities give children a wider and more varied experience of multiplication rather than just teaching by rote. Raise expectations in your class and get children to make connections in the times tables. The 20 short activities and 20 long activities are supplemented by photocopiable BLMs. Short activities investigate a learning about and using the multiplication grids a learning the 5 times table a 4 and 6 times table a arranging numbers on a multiples chart a exploring commutativity a working out the next multiple in a times table a multiplication equations a multiplication puzzles a using mental strategies and calculators creatively. Long activities investigate a exploring number sequence on a 1a 100 grid a looking at the 4 times table in depth a exploring the relationship between multiplication and addition a exploring doubling and halving numbers in multiplication equations a using known multiplication facts to work out unknown ones a exploring the commutativity of the 6 times table a multiplication strategies a how to use number bonds to work out all the multiplication equations a using partitioning to work out large multiplication equations a finding number patterns in the times tables a finding factors and factor pairs a exploring the relationship between multiplication and division a games and activities.Investigating Multiplication Facts Peter Critchley. Each pair has a number grid from Resource sheet 16 or 17 and circles all the multiples of 3, then writes a statement about the ... This would be a grid in 35: Display any of the grids, and circle 15.

 Title : Times Table Tactics Author : Peter Critchley Publisher : Nelson Thornes - 2003