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Welcome to the 2nd Grade Math Salamanders Multiplication Worksheets.
Here you will find our selection of free multiplication sheets to help your child learn their multiplication facts to 5x5, and also
develop their understanding of times tables and how multiplication relates to addition.
This page contains links to other Math webpages where you will find a range of Math activities and resources.
Each webpage has a short description of what the page is about and the math learning it covers.
If you cannot find what you are looking for, try searching the site using the Google search box on the right hand side on this page.
Multiplication is introduced as a concept around Grade 2.
Unlike addition and subtracting, multiplication is a concept that does not come naturally to many children. Quite a lot of time may need to be dedicated in developing children's understanding of what multiplcation is and how it works. Time spent doing this is time well spent, so that children become more confident with their understanding of multiplication before they continue their journey into the multiplication table and solving multiplication problems.
The multiplication learning in 2nd Grade underpins future learning of the multiplication table, and the standard multiplication algorithm learnt in future grades.
During 2nd grade, children should be learning the following multiplication skills:
Multiplication Practice Zone
Here is our online math learning practice zone for multiplication facts.
Using this zone is a great way to test yourself on your facts and see how many you can do in a minute.
Then re-test yourself and see if you can improve your score.
Using this zone, you can:
Understanding Multiplication Sheets
Using Arrays as a model of understanding Multiplication
The following webpages involve using arrays as a model to help to develop an understanding of what multiplication is.
These sheets are particularly useful to visual learners, and those children who like to see how things work visually.
Using the sheets in this section will help your child to:
All the sheets in this section will help your child to develop their multiplication understanding.
Using Multiplication as Repeated Addition
The following webpage involve understanding multiplication as repeated addition.
The sheets in this section are more challenging than the array sheets, as they are not based around visual models for support.
Using the sheets in this section will help your child to:
All the sheets in this section will help your child to develop his or her multiplication understanding.
Multiplication Facts Learning
Multiplication to 5x5
The following webpages involve learning multiplication facts to 5x5.
The sheets in this section are for children who already have a solid grounding in what multiplication is and how it works. They involve the skill of adding multiplying numbers to 5x5.
Using the sheets in this section will help your child to:
All the multiplication worksheets in this section will help your child to develop their speed and accuracy at multiplying.
Times Table Worksheets & Resources
The following webpages are all about learning the multiplication table.
There is a printable display chart as well as practice worksheets and activities to help your child learn and understand their tables.
Multiplication Problems
This section involves using multiplication facts and knowledge to solve simple multiplication problems.
Solving problems will often help cement children's understanding as they have to apply the knowledge they have learnt.
Giving children simple multiplication problems which they can draw out or work out from their multiplication facts will help to give children confidence and develop their understanding of how multiplication works.
Using these sheets will help your child to:
Using these multiplication worksheets will help to develop your child's multiplication and problem solving skills.
Multiplication Games
Playing games is a great way to develop multiplication knowledge and skills in an informal and fun way.
The games in this section have been designed to help children learn their multiplication facts to 5x5.
Many of the games will also help children to develop their strategic thinking skills.
Using these games will help your child to:
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Multiplication Charts
In this section, you will find our multiplication and times tables charts.
Using chart is a great way of introducing times tables at an early stage in a non-threatening way.
Chanting and counting regularly is a really good way to learn your tables.
Using these charts will help your child to master their tables.
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White
White is the easiest level for children at their early stages in 2nd grade.
Orange
Orange - this is the medium level of difficulty for children who are becoming more confident and working at the expected level in 2nd grade.
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Purple - this is the hardest level for children who are nearly ready for 3rd grade math, or need that extra challenge.
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