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3. Use skip-counting to find multiples (FP)

teaches Common Core State Standards 5.4A
teaches Common Core State Standards 4.NS.8
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Content.4.OA.B.4
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3
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Lesson objective: Find multiples by skip-counting 

This lesson helps to build fluency with finding multiples of whole numbers. Skip-counting is used here because it highlights all of the multiples of a factor with a strategy students have used previously in Grade 3. This work develops students' understanding that a whole number is a multiple of its factors.

Students engage in Mathematical Practice 7 (look for and make use of structure) as they begin to notice the pattern of multiples and the relationship between factors and multiples.

Key vocabulary:

  • factors
  • multiples
  • skip-counting
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