# Equal Groups as Multiplication

Common Core Standards:3.OA.1, 3.OA.3

Examples, solutions, and videos to help Grade 3 students understand equal groups of as multiplication

New York State Common Core Math Grade 3, Module 1, Lesson 1
Grade 3, Module 1, Lesson 1 Worksheets

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Lesson 1 Concept Development
Problem 1: Skip-count to find the total number of objects.
Problem 2: Understand the relationship between repeated addition, counting groups in unit form, and multiplication equations.
Problem 3: Write multiplication sentences from equal groups.

Lesson 1 Homework

1. Fill in the blanks to make true statements.
d. 3 + ____ + ____ + ____ + ____ + ____ = _______
6 groups of ________ = ___________
6 × ______ = __________

2. Draw a picture to show 4 × 2 = 8.

3. Circle the pencils below to show 3 groups of 6. Write addition and multiplication sentences to represent the problem.

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