Students will learn how to multiply integers. They'll start with concrete and visual methods. The first method involves using the *Algeblocks Quadrant Mat.*

Multiplying Integers with Algeblocks by Project STAIR

The second method involves making equal groups of two color counters. The second method should indeed be taught second, as it's much more complicated.

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Next, students will learn the abstract method.

Multiplying negative numbers by Khan Academy

After that, students will learn how to solve word problems.

Multiplying & dividing negative numbers word problems by Khan Academy

Next, give your students these challenges:

- 2019 Math Kangaroo Levels 3-4 Problem #23 by STEM4all
- Halloween Investigation by NRICH
- Bryony's Triangle by NRICH

Conclude by leading this investigation:

Symbiotic Sets – addition and division

by MathPickle