Over the next two weeks, your child will be learning about multiplication facts to 5 x 5. Your child will connect multiplication with repeated addition, equal groups, and skip counting. Your child will then present visual models of multiplication through words, pictures, and arrays.
To reinforce the concepts your child is learning at school, you and your child can work on some at-home activities such as these:
You may want to visit the Nelson website at www.nelson.com/mathfocus for more suggestions to help your child learn mathematics and develop a positive attitude toward learning mathematics. As well, you can check the Nelson website for links to other websites that provide online tutorials, math problems, brainteasers, and challenges.