# Lesson overview:Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order

- In this lesson, we will introduce the term 'communtativity', and study the properties and laws of multiplication. We will use arrays to prove that multiplication is commutative.

## Core Content

- In this lesson, we will introduce the term 'communtativity', and study the properties and laws of multiplication. We will use arrays to prove that multiplication is commutative.

## Multiplication and division:

- Recalling the 3 times table
- Recalling the 4 times table
- Using arrays to represent the 3 and 4 times tables
- Understanding multiplication can be completed in any order
- Using bar models to represent known times tables
- Understanding that multiplication and division are inverse operations
- Using the inverse operation to find missing numbers
- Recalling multiplication and division facts
- Using factors and products to solve division problems
- Consolidating multiplication and division knowledge (Part 1)
- Solving correspondence problems
- Using doubles to multiply
- Using ten times greater for known times tables
- Using bar models to represent word problems
- Consolidating multiplication and division knowledge (Part 2)