Students can create an array of their favorite animal, a cool robot, or of the floor plan of their dream home! In this array math project, students practice their multiplication facts while exploring their creativity and engineering design skills by combining various arrays to find the total area of the figure!

Learning Objectives

  • MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.C.7. WALT multiply and divide within 100 using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division, or properties of operations (working towards accuracy and efficiency).
  • MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.C.7.A. WALT show that the area found by tiling would be that same as multiplying the side lengths.
  • MATH.PRACTICE.MP4. WALT model with mathematics.
  • MATH.PRACTICE.MP7. WALT look for and make use of structure.


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