# Introduction To Multiplication Facts

ABOUT THIS LESSON

The Introductory Lesson introduces students to the Four Strategies that simplify every Multiplication fact, the concept of Multiplication, and important Multiplication vocabulary: factors, product, and commutative property. Use the Concept Builders provided to reinforce what Multiplication means.

FOCUS FACTS

There are no "focus facts" for the introductory lesson; however, students are introduced to 0X4, 6X4, 6X3, and 8X3, along with the Four Factivation!® Strategies used for each.

The Introductory Video (below) gets students excited about the Factivation!® program and learning their Multiplication facts.

## Factivation!® Assessment Tool

The Factivation!® Assessment Tool is a unique and powerful tool that allows teachers/parents to *diagnose fact gaps* in older students and *prescribe only needed lessons*. For younger students, use the Pre-Assessment to get a baseline from which to *measure progress*.

Factivation!® Assessment Tool Components:

## Introductory Video

The Factivation! ® Introductory Video lays the groundwork for students' understanding of Multiplication. It is strongly recommended that students watch this video before beginning Factivation! ® for Multiplication. The Introductory Video introduces students to the **concept of Multiplication**, the Four Strategies used to easily recall every Multiplication fact, and important **Multiplication vocabulary** (factors, product, and commutative property). Download free Flash player.

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Concept Builder

Concept Builder 1.**Multiplication-
Concept** / Intro

Concept Builder 2.**Multiplication-
Concept** / Intro

Concept Builder 3.**Multiplication-
Concept** / Intro

Posters

What is Multiplication. **Multiplication-Concept **/ Intro

Four Strategies.**Multiplication-Strategies** / Intro

Commutative Property. **Multiplication-Vocabulary** / Intro

Product.**Multiplication-Vocabulary** / Intro