# N1/E3.5

Recall multiplication facts (e.g. multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5, 10)

(a) Recognise two-digit and three-digit multiples of 2, 5 or 10 and three-digit multiples of 50 and 100

(b) Understand how the distributive law can be used in multiplication (the concept, not the terminology)

(c) Understand that there are different strategies for multiplying

Revision of all 4 number functions (+,-,x,÷). Originally aimed at JobCentrePlus Upskill clients but suitable for all. Contexts include office, fast food restaurant, and care home The first page is adapted from Liverpool Community College Flexipacks. All other work is original.

**Editor’s note**

Includes Functional Maths mapping (E3-L2)

This is a set of part-blanked times tables grids for students to complete and use as a resource. Used with Entry level students. Includes 10×10 and 12×20 grids, with full and gap versions.

**Editor’s note**

Can be printed and completed on paper, or used on-screen.

A cheerful and very clear PPT introduces the idea of multiplication to E2-E3 Functional Maths learners. Accompanied by a 3 page worksheet. Two pages of number problems and one page with a mix of multiplication, addition and subtraction ‘word’ problems.

Two 16 piece jigsaw puzzles with triangular pieces for learners to match up. Use for revision or as a warm-up activity. One covers the 3 times tables (from 0×3 to 17×3), the other covers the 5 times table in a similar fashion. The extension beyond the normal x10 (or x12) provides an extra challenge and will help learners develop mental multiplication strategies and a sense of number patterns.

Step by step method for using this very clever, little-known method of working out those tricky times tables from 6 to 9. (The method relies on the user knowing his or her “easier times tables” well so is not suitable for the complete times-tables novice. Very clear slides with lots of illustrated examples.

Please note you must have the Smart Notebook software installed on your computer in order to open, view and use the Notebook resource http://smarttech.com/

A 24 piece jigsaw puzzles with triangular pieces for learners to match up. Use for revision or as a warm-up activity. Covers x2 ×5 and x10 tables.

All Tarsia jigsaws can also be printed out as flashcards / dominoes.

You will need Tarsia Formulator in order to use this resource. See our Good Software – Tarsia Formulator entry for more information about this excellent free educational tool from Hermitech.

A very useful set of revision questions covering place value, simple fractions & percentages, number patterns, times tables and more .

A hands-on activity that covers measuring, multiplying and 3D shapes (and a quick game of Jenga!).

Plus suggested L1 extension activities that cover perimeter, area, volume, metric measures and tessellation.

A bumper pack of 8 worksheets with something for everyone from E2 (odd and even numbers, multiples of two) through to Level 1.

Four themed sets of multiplication and division problems in the style of OCR Entry 3 numeracy assessments. Topics are: gardening, refreshments, cakes and squash. Excellent practice and revision for any learner that needs practice in these tricky areas.