Year 1 Multiply with concrete objects, arrays and pictorial representations.
There are 3 sweets in one bag. How many sweets are in 5 bags altogether? 3+3+3+3+3=15
Key vocabulary: groups of, lots of, times, array, altogether, multiply, count
Key skills for multiplication at Y1:
Year 2 Multiply using arrays and repeated addition (using at least 2s, 5s and 10s)
Key vocabulary: groups of, lots of, times, array, altogether, multiply, count, multiplied by, repeated addition, column, row, commutative, sets of, equal groups, times as big as, once, twice, three times...
Key skills for multiplication at Y2: