Description

This fun and engaging activity asks students to create their own multiplication word problems. Students simply flip over two number cards and create a number story and sentence to match.

A great activity to provide students opportunities to form word problems using appropriate mathematical language.

Suitable for

- Fast Finishers
- Relief Teachers
- Parents

Lesson Structure

- Individual Activity
- Rotations / Group Work

Curriculum Codes

*Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols*

*Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems*

*Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained*

*Creates, represents and continues a variety of patterns with numbers and objects*

*Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas*

*Selects and uses appropriate mental or written strategies, or technology, to solve problems*

*Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used*

*Uses mental and informal written strategies for multiplication and division*

*Uses number bonds and the relationship between addition and subtraction to solve problems involving partitioning*

*Applies an understanding of place value and the role of zero to represent numbers to at least tens of thousands*

*Represents and compares decimals up to 2 decimal places using place value*

*Selects and uses mental and written strategies for addition and subtraction involving 2- and 3-digit numbers*

*Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values*

*Represents and uses the structure of multiplicative relations to 10 × 10 to solve problems*

*Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values*

*Add and subtract one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences and solve using part-part-whole reasoning and a variety of calculation strategies *

*Multiply and divide one- and two-digit numbers, representing problems using number sentences, diagrams and arrays, and using a variety of calculation strategies *

*Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts for 3, 4, 5 and 10; extend and apply facts to develop the related division facts *

*Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations including financial contexts; formulate problems using number sentences and choose calculation strategies, using digital tools where appropriate; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation *

*Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving additive and multiplicative situations, including money transactions; represent situations and choose calculation strategies; interpret and communicate solutions in terms of the situation *

*Solve problems by using number sentences for addition or subtraction*

*Recall multiplication facts of two, three, five and ten and related division facts*

*Represent and solve problems involving multiplication using efficient mental and written strategies and appropriate digital technologies*

*Solve problems by using number sentences for addition or subtraction*

*Recall multiplication facts of two, three, five and ten and related division facts*

Differentiation

- - Students can create word problems for a friend to solve.
- - Students can use a calculator to solve the number sentence, once created.

Students could choose multiple cards e.g. 2 by 1-digit problems or 1 by 2-digit problems.

Linked Resources & Worksheets

Details

Curriculum Code: AC9M2A02, MA1-CSQ-01, MA1-1WM, MA1-2WM, MA1-3WM, MA1-4NA, VCMNA107, VCMNA103, AC9M3A02, VCMNA133, MA2-1WM, MA2-2WM, MA2-3WM, MA2-5NA, ACMNA055, AC9M3N06, ...

Year Level: Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Resources, Worksheets

Pages: 1

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Problem Solving Steps - Student Reference Cards

Details

Curriculum Code: ACMNA056, VCMNA134, MA2-1WM, MA2-2WM, MA2-3WM, MA2-6NA, AC9M3N04, AC9M3A03, AC9M3N06, VCMNA135, ACMNA057, MA2-RN-01, MA2-RN-02, MA2-AR-01, MA2-AR-02, MA2-MR-01, ...

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Presentations

Pages: 40

Primary + Unit Plans Membership

Multiplication and Division Word Problems - Presentation

Details

Curriculum Code: ACMNA056, VCMNA134, MA2-1WM, MA2-2WM, MA2-3WM, MA2-6NA, AC9M3N04, AC9M3A03, AC9M3N06, VCMNA135, ACMNA057, MA2-RN-01, MA2-RN-02, MA2-AR-01, MA2-AR-02, MA2-MR-01, ...

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Resources

Pages: 1

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Multiplication and Division Word Problems - Student Reference Card

Details

Curriculum Code: ACMNA056, VCMNA134, MA2-1WM, MA2-2WM, MA2-3WM, MA2-6NA, AC9M3N04, AC9M3A03, AC9M3N06, VCMNA135, ACMNA057, MA2-RN-01, MA2-RN-02, MA2-AR-01, MA2-AR-02, MA2-MR-01, ...

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 4

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Multiplication and Division Toolbox Strategies

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 2

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Word Problems- Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 2

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Match It! Word Problems- Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Money, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 2

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Prickly Word Problems- Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 3

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Sorting Problems Under the Sea- Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Games & Activities

Pages: 8

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Solve It! - Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Resources

Pages: 27

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Word Problem Pandemonium Quiz- Multiplication and Division

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Worksheets

Pages: 1

Pre & Primary Essentials Membership

Multiplication and Division Word Problem Check In

New 9.0 Curriculum

Details

Year Level: Year 3

Subject: Mathematics, Number & Place Value, Patterns & Algebra

Category: Games & Activities, Resources, Worksheets, Unit Plans

Pages: 21

Primary + Unit Plans Membership

Maths Unit: Multiplication and Division Word Problems