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# Word Problems- Introduction to Multiplication

Description

This worksheet has been designed to provide students opportunities to create word problems using multiplication and division. Students are provided visuals, in the form of arrays, which they then create a number story and sentence to solve. There are two levels for differentiation purposes. This resource is part of a larger Unit of Work- Year 2- Introduction to Multiplication.

Suitable for
• Fast Finishers
• Relief Teachers
• Parents
Lesson Structure
• Individual Activity
• Rotations / Group Work
• Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

MA1-7NA old

Represents and models halves, quarters and eighths

MA1-1WM old

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

MA1-6NA old

Uses a range of mental strategies and concrete materials for multiplication and division

MA1-4NA old

Applies place value, informally, to count, order, read and represent two- and three-digit numbers

MA1-5NA old

Uses a range of strategies and informal recording methods for addition and subtraction involving one- and two-digit numbers

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-2WM old

Uses objects, diagrams and technology to explore mathematical problems

MA2-PF-01 new

Represents and compares halves, quarters, thirds and fifths as lengths on a number line and their related fractions formed by halving (eighths, sixths and tenths)

MA1-CSQ-01 new

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

MA1-FG-01 new

Uses the structure of equal groups to solve multiplication problems, and shares or groups to solve division problems

MA2-RN-01 new

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

MA2-RN-02 new

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

MA2-AR-01 new

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

MA2-AR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving addition and subtraction by finding missing values

MA2-MR-01 new

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

MA2-MR-02 new

Completes number sentences involving multiplication and division by finding missing values

AC9M2N05 9

Multiply and divide by one-digit numbers using repeated addition, equal grouping, arrays, and partitioning to support a variety of calculation strategies

AC9M2N06 9

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

AC9M2A03  9

Recall and demonstrate proficiency with multiplication facts for twos; extend and apply facts to develop the related division facts using doubling and halving

AC9M1N06 9

Use mathematical modelling to solve practical problems involving equal sharing and grouping; represent the situations with diagrams, physical and virtual materials, and use calculation strategies to solve the problem

AC9M4N06 9

Develop efficient strategies and use appropriate digital tools for solving problems involving addition and subtraction, and multiplication and division where there is no remainder

ACMNA032 8.4

Recognise and represent division as grouping into equal sets and solve simple problems using these representations

ACMNA031 8.4

Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays

VCMNA114

Apply repetition in arithmetic operations, including multiplication as repeated addition and division as repeated subtraction

VCMNA108

Recognise and represent multiplication as repeated addition, groups and arrays

VCMNA107

Solve simple addition and subtraction problems using a range of efficient mental and written strategies

VCMNA109

Recognise and represent division as grouping into equal sets and solve simple problems using these representations

VCMNA103

Investigate number sequences, initially those increasing and decreasing by twos, threes, fives and ten from any starting point, then moving to other sequences

VCMNA091

Recognise and describe one-half as one of two equal parts of a whole

VCMNA087

Recognise, model, read, write and order numbers to at least 100. Locate these numbers on a number line

VCMNA111

Count and order small collections of Australian coins and notes according to their value

Differentiation

### Modifications

• Complete Level 1
• Write the number story and sentence only