# Multiplication Practice for Grade 2 Students

The specific areas they cover often include:

## Understanding multiplication as repeated addition

Recognizing that multiplication is a way to add equal groups. For example, 3 x 4 is the same as 3 + 3 + 3 + 3.

## Multiplication vocabulary

Terms like "product," "times," "multiply," "factors," and "groups of" are introduced.

## Multiplication tables

Introduction to and memorization of basic multiplication tables, usually focusing on:

1s: 1 x 1 through 1 x 10

2s: 2 x 1 through 2 x 10

5s: 5 x 1 through 5 x 10

10s: 10 x 1 through 10 x 10

## Arrays

Using arrays to represent multiplication problems visually. For example, a 3 x 4 array to show 3 groups of 4 items each.

## Number lines

Using number lines to skip count and visualize multiplication. For example, skip counting by 2s or 5s on a number line.

In our grade 2 math section, we have a page of a variety of worksheets that introduce multiplication at the grade 2 level.

## Meaning of multiplication

These introductory worksheets, ask students to select the picture that matches each multiplication sentence.

## Practice multiplication sentences

Students look at pictures and then match them to the correct multiplication sentence. Finally, they solve the problem.

## Rows, columns and arrays

These worksheets introduce the concept of arrays to solve multiplication problems.

## Multiplication with arrays

Students continue to work with arrays in these multiplication worksheets.

## Multiplication tables 2 and 3

The following worksheets have students practice the 2 and 3 times tables.

## Multiplication tables 5 and 10

Next, students cover the 5 and 10 times tables.

## Multiplication tables 2 to 5

The next set of multiplication tables worksheets are more difficult, covering the multiplication facts 2 – 5 times.

## Multiplication tables 2, 5 and 10

Students practice the 2, 5 and 10 times multiplications in these worksheets.

## Practice missing factor in table of 2

Students practice missing factors in the 2 times table in these worksheets.

## Practice missing factor in table of 5

Next, they cover missing factors in the 5 times table.

## Practice missing factor in table of 10

The next set of worksheets work on missing factors in the 10 times table.

## Practice missing factor in table of 2, 5, and 10

The final set of missing factor worksheets, have students practice the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

## Multiplying by two – small numbers

In an extension to the two times tables, students double numbers up to the sum of 30 in these worksheets.

## Two times multiples of 5 worksheets

Students work on multiplying 2 by multiples of 5 in these worksheets.

## Two times whole tens practice

Next, they work on multiplying 2 by multiples of 10.

## Two times whole tens with missing factor

In these worksheets, students work on missing factors in multiplying 2 times whole tens.

## Practice multiplication word problems

The final set of worksheets present grade 2 multiplication in word problems.

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