Y4 Maths

Multiply 3 Numbers Lesson

This Year 4 Multiply 3 Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number and identifying possible combinations from two groups, before moving onto the main skill of multiplying 3 numbers together.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 4: (4C6a) Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12
Mathematics Year 4: (4C6b) Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number and identifying possible combinations from two groups, before moving onto the main skill of multiply 3 numbers. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling Powerpoint

Modelling Powerpoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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Video Tutorial

In this Multiply Three Numbers Video Tutorial, Laura uses arrays to provide a practical demonstration of how to multiply 3 numbers together.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This Year 4 Multiply 3 Numbers lesson covers the prior learning of multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number and identifying possible combinations from two groups, before moving onto the main skill of multiplying 3 numbers together.

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Video Tutorial

In this Multiply 2 Digits by 1 Digit Video Tutorial, Aaron shows pupils how to use place value counters and the column method to multiply.

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Interactive Activity

This Multiply 2 Digits by 1 Digit Game checks pupils’ understanding of repeated addition when multiplying a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number - some of which include an exchange.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 3 Multiply 2 Digits by 1 Digit 1 interactive game test pupils' understanding of repeated addition to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number using the formal written method.

2 Varied Fluency

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Multiply 3 Numbers activity checks pupils' understanding of associative law to multiply 3 numbers.

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Matching Activity

Matching Activity

These Multiply Three 1-Digit Numbers Matching Cards aim to assist pupils with recalling and applying their times table facts.

2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack
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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Practice

Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of multiply 3 numbers.

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Discussion Problem

Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Correspondence Problems Maths Challenge has been designed to help pupils develop their problem-solving skills and their knowledge of multiplication to solve correspondence problems.

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Worksheet

Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Multiply 3 Numbers Year 4 Multiplication and Division Learning Video Clip

Multiply 3 Numbers Year 4 Multiplication and Division Learning Video Clip

Our Viking clan, led by Estrid have finally arrived in Britain. Pupils will help Estrid to work out how many warriors her camp of tents will hold, work out the mistake Estrid has made when calculating the amount of meals her hungry tribe of warriors will need. Pupils will also help work out which is the best way of solving a calculation and finally the distance needed to travel in order to find a suitable settlement.

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Consolidation Pack

Consolidation Pack

This Multiplication and Division Consolidation Year 4 resource will help your pupils consolidate their understanding of Spring Block 1: Multiplication and Division. This resource is themed around giving children the chance to help run a museum. The questions in this pack will help you identify children working at the expected level.