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Lesson 3: Using Skip Counting to Multiply

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about using skip counting to multiply. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Multiply by skip counting.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 188–189

Instructions for Use

Number Line Arithmetic allows students to watch multiplication being performed by skip counting on a number line.

Click “x” at the bottom of the screen to see multiplication problems on the number line, then click “Go.” Watch the skip counting for both factors (numbers), then click “New Problem” to see another problem solved by skip counting.

Camel Times Tables allows students to use skip counting to solve multiplication problems about loading fruit onto a camel. Note that students may need extra support with problems involving the addition of 10s.

Click “Medium,” then “Play” to begin. Skip count to add the numbers shown in the large basket, then click the total at the bottom of the screen. After reading the addition and multiplication sentences, click “Close” to continue to the next problem.