 Automaticity 6 times table

# Automaticity 6 times table

Students learn to memorize the 6 times table.

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## General

The students learn to memorize the 6 times table.

## Standards

CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.B.5

## Learning objective

Students will memorize the 6 times table and be able to quickly give the products.

## Introduction

Discuss with the students which answers belong in the 6 times table and which do no. Drag the answers to the correct place.

## Instruction

First have the students give the products from the 6 times table within 5, 4, and 3 seconds. Then show the pile of cards. Explain that you are going to start the timer and remove the cover to show the first problem. Have the students give the correct answer and then drag the card to the side to show the next problem. Try to complete the cards within the time given by the timer.

Check whether the students have memorized the 6 times table with the following question:
- Why is it important to memorize the 6 times table?

## Quiz

The students test their memorization of the 6 times table in 3 exercises.

## Closing

Discuss once again the importance of memorizing the 6 times table. Finally have all your students stand up and spin the wheel. When the answer to the problem is greater than 36 they jump to the right, and when it is less than 36 they jump to the left.

## Teaching tips

Give students that have difficulty with memorizing the 6 times table a printed version of the 6 times table to practice with. Have them work in pairs with a timer and practice answering problems in shorter and shorter amounts of time.

## Instruction materials

You may print out a copy of the 6 times table. 