## Introduction to Multiplication

__NC Standard Course of Study Objective:__ **CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.1**

**Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7.**

**Objective**

**Use equal groups to model multiplication.**

**Guiding Question**

**How can you use equal groups to model multiplication?**

**Vocabulary**

**Equal Groups****Factor****Multiply****Product**

Teacher input: The teacher will play the attached video to introduce how to use models to represent multiplication.