2.OA.C.3 – work with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication

3.OA.A.3 – represent and solve problems involving multiplication and division.


*****The following pictures and video were done by the artist Adam Hillman.  I have full permission from him to use these pictures and video as a lesson.  Go see his art!  His pictures are so colorful and some are super mathy!*******


Act 1

What do you notice?  What do you wonder?

Focus Questions – How many cards are in the pile?  


****Before continuing, students may need to determine what a “suit” is (when related to a deck of cards******

Act 2

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Act 3

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