**MULTIPLICATION CHARTS 3, 4 AND 5 (BLANK)**

**Purpose***:*

The memorization of the multiplication tables.

**Materials***:
*Charts 3, 4 and 5.

A basket or box for each chart, each containing yellow tickets of all the combinations of the multiplication tables from 1 times 1 to 10 times 10 (without the answers).

For the blank chart – a yellow box (marked X) with wooden tiles printed with answers for each combination of the multiplication tables as in Chart 3.

Squared paper and pencil

**Control***:*

Multiplication Control Charts 1 & 2.

For Chart 5 – Chart 3.

**Age***:*

5.5 – 6.5 years

**CHART 3**

**Presentation***:*

At the table, examine the chart.

The child identifies the numbers in blue and then in red.

The child selects , reads, writes and guesses the solution to the problem.

Fingering –

In the same manner as Addition Chart 3.

Find the multiplicand among the numbers in red and mark it with the left index finger.

Find the multiplier among the numbers in blue and mark it with the right index finger.

Note: when the multiplicand or the multiplier is one the answer will be found along either the red or the blue numbers.

Record the answer.

Repeat two more times and then invite the child to do the fingering.

Check the work with Multiplication Control Chart #1.

**Exercise***:*

As in the presentation.

**CHART 4**

**Presentation***:*

Examine the board and note the differences between Charts 3 and 4.

The child selects, reads, writes and guesses the solution to the problem.

Fingering –

In the same manner as Addition Chart 4.

Note: when the multiplier or the multiplicand is one the answer is found along the red numbers.

Record the answer.

Check the work with Multiplication Control Chart #2.

*Exercise:* As in the presentation.

**CHART 5**

**Presentation**:

Examine the chart which is the same as Chart 3 except it is blank. Lay out the tiles in an ordered arrangement – smallest to largest from left to right above the board, with like numbers together. Note the arrangement. Proceed as in Addition Chart #6. The child selects and reads a problem, then finds the answer among the tiles and isolates it. Fingering is done in the same manner as for Chart 3. Place the tile where the fingers meet. Repeat until the chart is complete.

**Exercise :**

As in the presentation.