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# Lesson Plan Template

• #### Vocabulary

Multiply: To add a number to itself a certain number of times.
Array: A visual representation of multiplication using rows and columns.

### Materials and Preparation

• Whiteboard and markers
• TeachTastic Worksheet Pack for Multiply by 2
• Manipulatives for hands-on practice (e.g., counters, blocks)
• Chart paper and markers for group activities

### Learning Objectives

• Students will understand the concept of multiplying by 2.
• Students will correctly complete multiplication sentences involving multiplying by 2.
• Students will use arrays and number lines to visualize multiplication by 2.

### Introduction

Begin by asking students to think about what happens when they double a number. Explain that multiplying by 2 is like adding the number to itself. Show a simple example on the board: "If I have 2 groups of 6 dots, how many dots do I have in total?" Write on the board: 2×6=12.

### Explicit Instruction/Teacher modeling

Explain the steps to multiply by 2 using arrays and number lines:

1. Using Arrays:

• Draw an array with 2 rows of 6 dots. Explain that each row represents one group of 6.
• Count all the dots to find the total. For 2×6, there are 12 dots in total.
• Write the multiplication sentence: 2×6=12.
2. Using Number Lines:

• Draw a number line from 0 to 20. Mark increments of 6.
• Show how to count forward by 6s, twice. For 2×6, start at 0, move to 6, then move to 12.
• Write the multiplication sentence: 2×6=12.

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### Guided Practice

Provide students with the TeachTastic Worksheet Pack for Multiply by 2. Work through the first few problems together as a class, using manipulatives like counters to create arrays and number lines to visualize the problems.

### Independent Practice

Assign specific worksheets from the TeachTastic Worksheet Pack for students to complete independently. Circulate the room to provide assistance and check for understanding. Examples of problems might include:

• 2×3=
• 2×4=
• 2×5=

## Support

• Offer additional practice with manipulatives for students who need it.
• Provide step-by-step written guides for solving multiplication problems.
• Pair students who are struggling with a peer tutor for additional support.

## Extension

• Provide challenging problems involving larger numbers multiplied by 2.
• Introduce the concept of multiplying by other numbers and comparing the results.
• Offer additional word problems that incorporate multiplying by 2 in real-life scenarios.

### Assessment

Use the specific assessment worksheets from the TeachTastic Worksheet Pack to evaluate students' understanding. Ensure the assessment includes a variety of problems multiplying by 2.

### Review and closing

Summarize the key points of the lesson. Ask students to share what they learned about multiplying by 2. Address any remaining questions and clarify misconceptions.

### Misconceptions

• Students may think multiplying by 2 changes the number in an unpredictable way. Address this by using multiple examples and emphasizing the consistent pattern of doubling.
• Students may confuse multiplying by 2 with adding 2. Clarify this by demonstrating with manipulatives and examples.
• Students may struggle with using arrays or number lines. Reinforce this with repeated practice and examples.
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