Reflection: Complex Tasks Factor Pairs, Arrays, Patterns and Fun! Building factor pairs to 50 - Section 5: Looking for Patterns


Reflection of a great teaching time...

In this reflection, I am looking a bit weary. It is late and I am thinking about the teachable moments in this lesson, feeling quite pleased with how it went. I think this is the best way to introduce and transition students into thinking about factor pairs. I am wondering how many students will be more fluent in math facts because of this?

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Factor Pairs, Arrays, Patterns and Fun! Building factor pairs to 50

Unit 4: Concepts of Multiplication
Lesson 3 of 12

Objective: SWBAT list factor pairs and create arrays to discover prime, composite, and square numbers 1-50.

Big Idea: A hands-on lesson where students learn how to create factor pairs, arrays, and find prime, square and composite numbers by discovery.

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Math, Number Sense and Operations, arrays, factor pairs, prime, composite, square numbers, modeling, Operations
  65 minutes
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