Instructional Activity# Connecting Area Diagrams to Calculations with Whole Numbers

Lesson 7. Unit 5. Grade 6 Open Up Resources

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 7, Unit 5, Grade 6. In this activity, students review two numerical methods for multiplication learned in previous grades and use them to calculate products of whole numbers. Students have had a chance to revisit area diagrams in the past couple of activities. Here they make explicit connections between numerical calculations and area diagrams.