An array is a set of objects or numbers arranged in order, often in rows and columns. Arrays often make counting and calculating easier. 1. View the example. 2. Tap 3. Page 1: Click the to watch the video about arrays. How many rows are there? How many columns are there? How many peaches altogether? 4. Page 2: How many little squares altogether? Record two different ways you could find out the answer. 5. Page 3: How many lego blocks altogether? Record how you worked out the answer. How many little circles altogether? Record two different ways you could find the answer. 6. Press to submit your work.
Students will be able to understand the basic concept of multiplication and solve multiplication equations using array models as a tool. Arrays are visual and allows for students to solve multiplication problems by using skip counting or additive strategies.