### Unequal and equal groups

In this lesson, we will learn about equal and unequal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

Skip navigation# Unit Overview: Multiplication: equal and unequal groups

## Lessons:

### Unequal and equal groups

### Practise working with equal and unequal groups

### Redistributing from unequal to equal groups

### Consider the nature of 'equal groups' in more detail

### Practice using the sentence: 'There are _____ groups of ____'

### The use of a repeated addition expression to represent equal groups

### See a Repeated Expression First and then Make Groups to Match

### Think More Deeply- does the Representation Match the Expression?

### Introduction to the multiplication symbol

### Matching Repeated Addition Expressions to Multiplication Expressions

### Matching Multiplication Expressions to Images and Contexts

### Further reasoning about multiplication expressions

### Multiplication contexts involving zero and one

13 lessons

In this lesson, we will learn about equal and unequal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will test if we can tell the difference between equal and unequal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will group twelve identical items in both equal and unequal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will carry on looking at the nature of equal groups in greater detail. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will practice looking at arranging things in different groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will practise using the language we have learnt about describing equal groups of things. We will also use numbers and symbols to represent equal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will carry on working on repeated addition expressions. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will continue learning all about equal groups and how to represent equal groups using a repeated addition expression. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will use the multiplication symbol to show equal groups. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will learn how to use the addition and multiplication symbols correctly. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will match multiplication expressions to pictures. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will match multiplication expressions to pictures and think about why those multiplication expressions and pictures match. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

In this lesson, we will continue learning how to write multiplication expressions. Resources provided by NCETM (CC BY-NC-SA: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0)

Units in Maths

- Numbers to 10
- Addition and subtraction within 10
- Shape and patterns
- Numbers to 20
- Addition and subtraction within 20
- Time
- Exploring calculation strategies within 20
- Numbers to 50
- Addition and subtraction within 20 (comparison)
- Fractions
- Measures (1): Length and mass
- Numbers 50 to 100 and beyond
- Addition and subtraction (applying strategies)
- Money
- Multiplication and division
- Measures (2): Capacity and volume
- Addition and Subtraction
- Multiplication and money
- Numbers within 100
- Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers
- Addition and subtraction word problems
- Measures: Length
- Graphs
- Multiplication and division: 2, 5 and 10
- Time
- Fractions
- Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers (regrouping and adjusting)
- Money
- Faces, shapes and patterns; lines and turns
- Numbers within 1000
- Measures: Capacity and volume
- Measures: Mass
- Exploring calculation strategies
- Multiplication and division: 3 and 4
- Multiplication: equal and unequal groups
- The two times table