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Lesson 1: Multiplication Strategies

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

Multiplying one-digit numbers using mental math strategies.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 176–179


Instructions for Use

Ambleweb Times Table Tester allows students to practise multiplying one-digit numbers using mental math strategies.

To use Times Table Tester, select a skill level: Easier, Harder, Megahard. A multiplication question will appear. Type the answer to the equation in the white box and click on “Check”. If it is incorrect, you will be given a message that the answer is too high or too low. Try another question by selecting a skill level.


Mathematician Multiplication Game allows students to practise multiplication of one or many digits.

To use Math Magician Multiplication Game, click on a multiplication fact or select “Mixed” for a variety. Enter your name in the box and click Start. You will have one minute to answer 20 questions. Provide an answer to each question in the box and hit enter. Do this until you have answered all 20 questions or until time has run out. If you complete all 20 questions you will receive a score out of 100% and a message indicating how quickly you were able to answer the questions. To try another multiplication fact, click on “Main” to return to the original menu.