Lesson 11 Multiplication Expressions

    • Let’s write multiplication expressions.

Warm-up Choral Count: Twos and Fives

Count by 5, starting at 0.
What patterns do you see?

Activity 1 Multiplication Expression Match

Your teacher will give you a card showing a drawing, a diagram, or a situation.

Match it to one of the expressions posted around the room. Be prepared to explain your reasoning.

Activity 2 Expressions to Drawings and Diagrams

Problem 1

Create a drawing or diagram for each expression. Explain your reasoning.

Problem 2

Write your own expression and matching diagram. Explain your reasoning.

Activity 3 Write Multiplication Expressions

Write a multiplication expression to match each representation. Explain your reasoning.

  1. 3 dot cubes with 3 dots each.
  2. Diagram. 2 equal parts each labeled 4.
  3. There were 2 packs of water. Each pack had 6 bottles of water.

Practice Problem

Problem 1

Create a drawing or diagram to represent the expression .