Welcome to the 2nd Grade Math Salamanders Multiplication Practice Worksheets.

Here you will find our selection of free multiplication worksheets to help your child learn their multiplication facts up to 5x5.

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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:

- understand what multiplication is and how it works;
- know the multiplication table to 5x5;
- solve simple multiplication problems.

Multiplication Facts to 5x5

The following worksheets are all about learning and consolidating multiplication facts up to 5x5.

There are are a range of sheets to cater for different levels of competence with multiplying and manipulating numbers. They involve the skill of multiplying numbers up to 5x5, and working out missing multiplication facts.

Most of the sheets also include a challenge or a key question to help your child understand how multiplication works and to extend learning and thinking.

An answer sheet is available for each worksheet provided.

The worksheets in this section are carefully graded, allowing you to introduce concepts at an easier level before introducing harder work.

Using the sheets in this section will help your child to:

- multiply two numbers together up to 5x5;
- work out multiplication facts where the total is given but one of the other numbers is missing;
- solve a range of simple multiplication challenges.

All the sheets in this section will help your child to develop their speed and accuracy at multiplying.

Multiplication Support Grid to 5x5

Here you will find some support grids to help your child with their multiplication.

These grid can be very useful at first, when multiplication is a fairly new concept for your child.

Later on, your child should be able to make their own multiplication grids in a matter of minutes!

Multiplication Practice Worksheets to 5x5

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Times Table Worksheets

Here you will find our selection of times table worksheets for each times table.

There are a range of sheets and the main focus is on introducing each times table in a clear and logical way by looking at grouping and counting.

Using the sheets in this section will help to:

- introduce the times tables;
- practice counting by different size steps;
- begin to learn and practice tables.

All the sheets in this section will help your child to develop their times tables skills.

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:

- understand multiplication as repeated addition;
- know how multiplication relates to adding groups or sets of objects;
- know that multiplication can be done in any order (5x3 is the same as 3x5).

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:

- understand multiplication as repeated addition;
- convert a repeated addition to a multiplication calculation.

All the sheets in this section will help your child to develop his or her multiplication understanding.

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Here is the grading guide for our worksheets.

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.

Purple

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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