Multiplying and dividing by three

Home learning focus

Learn how to use your knowledge of the three times table to multiply and divide by three.

The lesson includes:

  • two videos
  • one activity sheet
  • one online activity

Created in partnership with Classroom Secrets.

Learn

The three times table

Watch Martin as he uses his knowledge of the three times table to write multiplication calculations, and then try answering the questions.

You may want to use something to help you count like buttons or fruit pieces.

Parents can download a guide to the video.

Extract taken from video tutorial by Classroom Secrets

Dividing by three

Watch Aaron as he investigates sharing and dividing by three. There are questions for you to answer and you may want to use something to help you count like buttons or fruit pieces.

Watch both parts of the video.

Part one

Extract taken from video tutorial by Classroom Secrets

Part two

Extract taken from video tutorial by Classroom Secrets

Practise

Activity 1

Worksheet - The three times table

There are seven questions for you to answer on this worksheet. You will need to use your knowledge of multiplying and dividing by three to get them all right!

Three times table – Activity 1

Click here to download the answer sheet.

Activity 2

Interactive activity - The three times table game

You will need to use your knowledge of multiplying and dividing by three to help you win the game! It may help to have some objects nearby to help you count like buttons or cereal.

Three times table game – Activity 2

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